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843 Blue Shield members affected by data breach
The Desert Sun

A total of 843 Blue Shield of California members had their personal information compromised during a data breach in May, officials said Thursday.

The personal information that was accessible during the breach included first and last name, Blue Shield identification number, date of birth, home address, and in some cases, Social Security number.

Coachella Valley residents were unaffected by the breach, said Sean Barry, corporate communications manager. However residents in other areas of Southern California were affected.