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Multi-State Legal Settlement Reached With Anthem Over Data Breach


The Ohio Attorney General's office says a 39.5 million dollar multistate settlement of a lawsuit has been reached with Anthem for the 2014 data breach that compromised the personal information of 78.8 million Americans. 

Anthem has also agreed to a series of data security provisions. Authorities say chinese hackers infiltrated its systems using malware. More than five million Ohioans were affected.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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