Truepill Data Breach Exposes Personal Information of 2.3 Million Patients

Online pharmacy operator Truepill, also known as Postmeds, has begun notifying the more than 2.3 million patients affected by the cyberbreach.

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A data breach at Truepill, which fulfills mail order prescriptions for pharmacies, has exposed the personal information of more than 2.3 million patients, according to the company, which is also known as Postmeds.

The cybersecurity incident involved patient information including their names, medication type and in some instances demographic information and/or their prescribing physician's name, according to a notice on the company's website. Truepill said it began to mail those affected by the incident on October 30.

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.