A Planned Parenthood sign in California in a file photo. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times) LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles branch of Planned Parenthood was hit by a data breach involving about 400,000 patients, but there is no indication that the information was used “for fraudulent purposes,” the group said.
A hacker installed computer malware between Oct. 9 and Oct. 17 and “exfiltrated” files containing patient names and possibly addresses, insurance, and medical information, including procedures they may have undergone, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles warned Tuesday.
“Patients are encouraged to review statements from their healthcare providers or health insurers and contact them immediately […]
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