A pair of Chinese nationals has been charged in relation to the Anthem data breach, The New York Times reports. A federal grand jury in Indianapolis charged the two with conspiracy to commit fraud, wire fraud and intentional damage to a protected computer as they conducted spear-phishing email attacks against Anthem and at least three other companies. The indictment states the hackers obtained 80 million records, which included Social Security numbers, birth dates, email addresses, and employment and income information. The hackers were not linked to any Chinese state sponsors. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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