NationsBenefits Holdings is a benefits service provider that works with a variety of different companies around the country. The organization helps provide flex cards, health plans, managed care services, and more to organizations. This massive company manages health and personal data for millions of individuals in the United States, and many of those people were recently compromised because of a data attack.
This NationsBenefits Holdings breach occurred because of a security issue with the file transfer solution used by the company provided by FORTRA. The GoAnywhere file transfer solution was recently hacked using a DayOne exploit, and over 130 different businesses lost a substantial amount of patient and employee data as a result.
According to expert reports NationsBenefits Holdings was first breached on January 30, 2023. At that time, the service lost a substantial amount of data for millions of individuals.
This NationsBenefits Holdings breach impacts any employees that work for the companies supported by this organization. Anyone involved will receive a notice about the breach informing them when it occurred, what data was potentially stolen, and more.
We don't know the number of files impacted by this breach, but we do know that more than 3 million individuals were affected by the breach overall. If you receive a notice about this breach, you should invest in identity theft protection to monitor your credit, or at least check your credit for changes occasionally.