The personal information of more than 46,000 veterans was exposed when an unauthorized user gained access to an online application that handles medical payments. Names and full social security numbers were exposed, giving this breach a Breach Clarity Score of 3, and creating risks for fraudulent loans and unauthorized financial account access.
The victims of the breach have been advised to monitor their credit – but does that go far enough? In this short video, Breach Clarity co-founder and CEO Jim Van Dyke talks about a risk to the victims that credit monitoring doesn’t cover.
If you’ve been impacted by this breach, use the Breach Clarity tool on the homepage to search “Veterans Affairs” and learn which action steps Breach Clarity recommends to protect yourself.