Following is a statement from BCBSNC in response to today's announcement of a cyber attack at Premera Blue Cross.
“Today Premera Blue Cross announced that it had been the target of a sophisticated cyber attack. Premera Blue Cross is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and is a separate company from BCBSNC. However, our customers – and others in North Carolina – may have been affected by the breach. We are working closely with Premera to determine the extent of the impact on our customers and others in North Carolina.
At BCBSNC we are committed to protecting our customers’ personal information and continue to carefully monitor our systems to guard against similar attacks.
For the most up-to-date information about the security breach at Premera, visit premeraupdate.com.”