LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The Los Angeles Philharmonic has fallen victim to a cyberattack that resulted in the theft of W-2 information for everyone that worked there in 2017.
The security beach happened as the result of a "spear phishing" email scam, spokeswoman Sophie Jefferies said in a statement.
Every employee has been notified and given guidance on how to respond, she said, adding that the organization has also established a hotline dedicated to answering employees' questions about the breach.
"We have alerted the IRS, California Attorney General and law enforcement, and we will fully cooperate with any investigation," Jefferies said.
LA Philharmonic employees' W-2 information stolen in cyberattack