Nonprofit Cyber Attack Case Studies and Solutions

Nonprofits are appealing targets for cyber criminals. The criminal world has zeroed in on us for four main reasons: 1) they don’t believe we have the resources to hire security teams, 2) we are thought to have aging technology infrastructure that’s easy to penetrate, 3) we’re more susceptible to ...
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How Nonprofit Cyber Attacks Really Happen

We live in a digital world, and the reality is that no one is entirely safe from a cyber-attack. Nonprofit organizations develop with an interest in doing good work for the community, in serving others and providing for the greater good, but even nonprofit organizations can fall victim to ...
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Password Stuffing and What You Can Do

Nonprofits need to worry about more than just phishing attacks. One of the most common ways organizations can be compromised is a sneaky attack called "Password Stuffing." In this scenario attackers buy or download lists of usernames and passwords stolen from various insecure websites. This ranges ...
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Hunting the Phishers - How to Report a Scammer to the Authorities

More and more often nowadays, phishers are using malicious links and faulty e-mails to scam and phish people online. These attacks rely on the same basic strategy: To trick you into providing your financial or personal information — often by masquerading as a trusted source such as your bank, ...
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4 Practical Ways To Boost Nonprofit Security

If you’re not paranoid, you’re crazy. The ever present risk of data theft or misuse and the potential harm it could cause to yourself and to your nonprofit is down right scary. And believe it or not, hackers aren’t the stereotypical computer guru, sitting in a dimly lit room looking at a dozen ...
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