Hawaii to receive over $156,000 in Anthem data breach settlement

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The state will be collecting more than $156,000 for a data breach involving health insurance provider Anthem.

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In 2014, cyber thieves were able to collect the personal information of nearly 79 million Americans, including more than 43,000 Hawaii residents.

Anthem did not disclose the breach until a year later.

43 states sued the national insurer.

Anthem has agreed to a $39.5 million settlement.

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