Some spring cleaning by Hartford, Conn.-based Aetna Inc. has resulted in a serious data breach for the health insurer.
Aetna has acknowledged that paper files containing personal information, including name, address, Social Security number and date of birth, were inadvertently left in a file cabinet the company was disposing of as it moved offices. The files in the wayward cabinet were health plan dependent enrollment forms from the 2003 to 2007 period for people who worked for mid-sized employers and lived in New Jersey or Pennsylvania.
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