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Arizona dental insurance company warns customers of potential data breach

Posted: 7:54 AM, Nov 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-11 09:54:51-05
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Delta Dental of Arizona is warning policyholders of a potential data breach.

While the Glendale-based dental insurance company hasn't received any reports that personal information has been misused as a result of this incident, the insurer is warning customers to keep an eye out for identity fraud.

On July 8, Delta Dental management became aware of of suspicious activity related to an employee's email account, according to a Delta Dental statement released Nov. 8.

An investigation found an employee fell victim to an email phishing scheme that allowed an unauthorized user to gain access to the email account on July 8.

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