The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is notifying more than 500 individuals of two breaches of their protected health information on July 5 and 8 after it was hit with malware attacks.

Two of the agency’s computers were infected with a Trojan horse virus, which is malware disguised as legitimate software. The malware apparently was launched after an employee opened an email that was also believed to be legitimate.

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