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Half a Million People Potentially Affected by Data Breach at Bankers Life

The State of Security

A data breach at Bankers Life might have compromised the personally identifiable information of over half a million people.

On 25 October 2018, Fortune 1000 company CNO Financial Group, Inc. submitted a report to the Office for Civil Rights’ Breach Portal at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The report revealed an instance of unauthorized access/disclosure involving one of the subsidiaries of CNO that provide insurance products and services to U.S. customers. It also specified that the security incident had potentially affected 566,217 people. traced the event to Bankers Life after discovering a breach announcement made by the CNO subsidiary. Here’s what the company told customers about the data security issue:


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