Premera Blue Cross in Mountlake Terrace, Wash., discovered on January 29, 2015 a cyberattack on its information systems. Following an investigation during which it learned the attack initially hit on May 5, 2014, the insurer now is notifying about 11 million affected individuals.

Those affected, including current and former members dating back to 2002, as well as individuals doing business with the company, are being offered two years of credit monitoring and identity theft protection services from Experian, according to a Premera statement.

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