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Jepsen turns up the heat on Facebook

Upon revelations that Cambridge Analytica had harvested extensive psychographic information from about 50 million Facebook users, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen demanded that Facebook Chairman Mark Zuckerberg answer the questions many Americans were asking: “How and why was their personal data exploited?” He spoke with the Connecticut Mirror about why he launched a multi-state inquiry. Continue Reading →

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AG: Hartford Hospital, contractor to pay $90,000 in 2012 data theft

Hartford Hospital and one of its contractors have agreed to pay the state $90,000 and undertake training and security measures to resolve an investigation into the theft of a laptop containing unencrypted patient information in June 2012, according to Attorney General George Jepsen’s office. Continue Reading →

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IRS, Hartford police conducting criminal investigation on Access Health data breach

The Internal Revenue Service and Hartford police are conducting a criminal investigation of the data breach involving information on clients of Connecticut’s health insurance exchange. But an exchange official said Thursday that the cause was most likely a mistake by a call center worker. Continue Reading →

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Backpack with Access Health data taken to House GOP office

The deli on Trumbull Street where a backpack containing personal information about Access Health CT customers was found.

The backpack containing personal information of clients of Connecticut’s health insurance exchange was left outside a Hartford deli where a worker from the exchange’s call center sat while waiting for a ride Thursday afternoon. The man who found it called the office of his state representative and later brought the backpack to the House GOP office. Continue Reading →

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