One of the county’s largest Health Insurance companies suffered what may be the largest data breach ever, potentially exposing up to 80 million customer’s personal information. Anthem says that names, birthdays, social security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment information, including income data was exposed. Based on this information, no bank information or actual medical information has been breached. For more information on this breach visit; www.anthemfacts.com.
While this breach does not affect Howard Bank, we take real interest and responsibility in protecting our customers against fraud and Identity Theft. While we have many checks in place to detect deceitful activity, we both can only benefit from consumers who are educated on the risks. To find out how to protect yourself against Identity Theft, please visit us at; http://www.howardbank.com/identitytheft.html (more…)