Health Insurer Hacking Exposes Data on 10 Million Members

Upstate New York health insurer Excellus BlueCross BlueShield said its computer systems and those at affiliates had been breached, exposing data from more than 10 million members, in the latest case to show the industry is still struggling to ward off hackers. The Rochester-based insurer said it and its affiliates had been the target of a sophisticated cyber attack and that it was taking steps to address the situation and offering free identity theft protection services to those affected.