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Security glitch exposes WellPoint data again

Indianapolis Star, June 29, 2010

WellPoint Inc. has notified 470,000 individual insurance customers that medical records, credit card numbers and other sensitive information may have been exposed in the latest security breach of the health insurer's records. The Indianapolis company said the problem stemmed from an online program customers can use to track the progress of their application for coverage. It was fixed in March Spokeswoman Cynthia Sanders said an outside vendor had upgraded the insurer's application tracker last October and told the insurer all security measures were back in place.