Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is offering 839,711 members a year of paid credit and identity protection services from Experian after two password-protected but unencrypted laptop computers were stolen.

The theft of the laptops, cable-locked to employee workstations, occurred on the weekend of Nov. 1. “A detailed review led by outside computer forensic experts has confirmed that the laptops may have contained files with differing amounts of member information,” according to a statement from the insurer. This includes name, address, date of birth, member number, Social Security number and limited clinical information.

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