(October 30, 2020) Several U.S. hospitals from northern New York state to California have become part of a growing number of ransomware attacks against charities and other social systems. The attackers have demanded a USD $1 million to unlock the system, which some hospitals have paid, reported the Washington Post. Patient care and noncritical surgeries … [Read more...] about Ransomware attacks against charities and social structures
Blackbaud data breach
(September 9) A U.S. donor is suing software giant Blackbaud after receiving notices from two of the charities affected by a recent Blackbaud data breach where it had to pay cyber attackers a ransom to regain control of their NetCommunity and RaisersEdge platforms, The NonProfit Times is reporting in Blackbaud Faces Class Action Lawsuit After Data Breach. “The … [Read more...] about Blackbaud Data Breach: U.S. Donor Sues, could the same happen in Canada?
(August 24, 2020) In late July, scores of Canadian charities received notification of a global Blackbaud data breach involving its Raiser’s Edge and NetCommunity products. The stolen data could have included donor information charities routinely keep on their databases, such as a donor’s name, age, address, phone number, spouse’s identity, employer, estimated wealth … [Read more...] about Blackbaud Data Breach: The impact on Canadian charities and what we still don’t know