Cyber Security Breach victims should take pre-emptive steps, even if compromised status is unconfirmed.
Anthem is not calling members regarding the cyber attack and is not asking for credit card information or Social Security numbers over the phone. For more guidance on recognizing scam email, please visit the FTC Website: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0003-phishing. Anthem has a helpful FAQ page.
The Wall Street Journal reported last week that security experts involved in the ongoing forensics investigation into the Anthem cyber security breach say the servers and attack tools used in the attack on Anthem bear the hallmark of a state-sponsored Chinese cyber espionage group known by a number of names, including “Deep Panda,” “Axiom,” Group 72,” and the “Shell_Crew,” to name but a few. Read more →