Utah Could Face $400M Price Tag For Data Breach: Report

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 6:17 PM EDT) -- The state of Utah could be on the hook for more than $400 million following a 2012 data breach in which the personal information of as many as 780,000 residents was stolen from a poorly protected computer server, a new report revealed Sunday.

The March 2012 breach, in which Eastern European hackers compromised a Utah Department of Health computer server containing Social Security numbers and Medicare claim information, could spawn as many as 122,000 fraud cases that result in $402 million in total losses, according to...
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