(Bloomberg View) -- If, like us, your insurance coverage is provided by the good folks at Anthem Inc., you probably have a few questions. How did the company not notice that cybercriminals were siphoning 80 million customer records from their systems? Why wasn't my personal information encrypted? And why would Chinese hackers, the prime suspects, be interested in my Social Security number?
With some effort and luck, these questions will be answered soon, as litigants, attorneys general and federal investigators descend on the company. For now, give Anthem credit for coming clean quickly about its lapses -- and remember that the attacks will continue unless there are some real reforms.
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