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L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center clients hit up for money

Network intrusion

Hackers aiming for Social Security numbers, credit card data and other financial information compromised the organization’s information systems. Medical also might have been exposed.

Forensic investigators confirmed that there was a breach, but it is not clear if the sought after details were accessed.

The personal information possibly stolen from clients and former clients includes name, contact information, medical or healthcare information, date of birth, credit card information, SSN and health insurance account number.

Upon learning of the potential of the incident, the Center curtailed the intrusion and hired professionals to determine the individuals and information potentially affected. 

ThreatWatch is a regularly updated catalog of data breaches successfully striking every sector of the globe, as reported by journalists, researchers and the victims themselves.


Financial Services; Healthcare and Public Health


December 10, 2013

reported by

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center

number affected


location of breach

California, United States



location of perpetrators


date breach occurred

between September 17, 2013 and November 8, 2013

date breach detected

between November 22, 2013 and December 3, 2013

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