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Data breach

When Your Customers Suffer: The Banner Health Breach

According to Bank Info Security, Arizona-based Banner Health recently suffered a breach large enough to notify their 3.7 million customers. Banner, which operates 29 hospitals, discovered the attack on July 7th. The attackers gained access through payment card processing systems in some of their food and beverage outlets, after doing so the attackers also found a  door left open allowing access to  clients’ healthcare information. As Bank Info Security notes, the hack “exposed cardholders’ names, card numbers, expiration dates and verification codes as the data was being routed through the affected systems. Cards used at affected outlets between June 23 and July 7 were affected. Card transactions used to pay for medical services were not affected.” The full list of

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