Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles clinics hit by ransomware; patient data stolen

Reuters reports:

Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles clinics suffered a ransomware attack in October and personal information of 400,000 patients was stolen, a spokesperson for the women’s reproductive healthcare organization said on Wednesday.

Spokesperson John Erickson said an “unauthorized person” gained access to the Los Angeles affiliate’s network between Oct. 9 and 17 and installed ransomware and malware.

Read more at Reuters.

Planned Parenthood’s notification to the California Attorney General’s Office can be found on that website.

As of the time of publication, this incident has not appeared on any dark web ransomware site.

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