Summary Box: Abortion provider under hack threat

Associated Press

ATTACKS: Britain's largest abortion provider, British Pregnancy Advisory Service, says thousands of attempts have been made to hack its website following a high-profile security breach when personal details of 10,000 women were stolen.

THE EXTENT: It says the latest attacks were low-level and patients' details remain secure. It says no medical records are kept on the site.

ORIGINS: The service says about a third of the Internet addresses used in the attempts were in North America, but noted that did not mean the hackers themselves were based there.

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