Insurer Premera Accused Of Wiping Evidence In Breach Case

Law360 (August 31, 2018, 4:35 PM EDT) -- Health insurer Premera Blue Cross has been accused in Oregon federal court of destroying a key computer and software logs that may have shown evidence of a 2015 data breach that affected 11 million people.

After being hit with lawsuits over the breach, Premera destroyed a hard drive that hackers could have used as a staging center to ship sensitive data out of the company's network, the insurer's employees and consumers said Thursday as part of pending multidistrict litigation. The company also failed to preserve logs of data loss prevention software that could have been programmed to document whether the hackers...

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