#Privacy: Canadian online pharmacy discloses security incident 

PlanetDrugsDirect has started alerting its customers about a security breach that might have affected their private information. 

PlanetDrugsDirect is an online prescription referral service which gives direct access to affordable prescription to its nearly 400,000 customers. 

The pharmacy has notified an unknown number of customers via email about a data security incident that may have impacted some of their data. 

The exposed data may include customer names, email addresses, phone numbers, medical information including prescription(s) and payment information. 

“At this moment, there is no evidence to suggest passwords for online account access has been compromised,” PlanetDrugsDirect says in the breach notification. 

An investigation is currently underway, and the pharmacy has stated that additional details will be provided as soon as possible. 

Customers are advised to monitor their bank accounts for any suspicious activity. 

“We take the privacy and protection of your data very seriously and we are doing everything we can to ensure that you’re not impacted further by this incident.”

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