DATA BREACH | Humana

Risk Topic | Cyber Security

Sub Topic | Data Breach/Information Leak

Target Vertical | Healthcare

Target Country | United States

Victim | Humana


On July 16, 2021 a forum post in and underground marketplace contained a sample to a downloadable SQL database containing data likely obtained by unauthorized means. The file contains personal information of 6000 individuals, the data includes patients’ names, IDs, email addresses, password hashes, Medicare Advantage Plan listings, medical treatment data. The leak comes more than four months after Humana, the third-largest health insurance company in the US, notified 65,000 of its health plan members about a security breach where “a subcontractor’s employee disclosed medical records to unauthorized individuals” between October 12, 2020, and December 16, 2020.


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