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BC Cancer Foundation warns of data breach

The BC Cancer Foundation, fell victim to an internet attack which possibility has been leaked personally data of its donors.

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The charity confirmed in a statement to its donors that infringement data included information managed by the service provider Blackbaud.

The breach took place in May and a malicious agent threatened to report sensitive data if the company did not pay the ransom it demanded.

"The incident involved a cybercriminal who extracted data to extract money from Blackbaud, one of the largest providers of education, finance and financial management software in the world for non-profit purposes. "Blackbaud paid a ransom in exchange for deleting the exported data," he said institution.

The organization also said that no information about donors' financial or credit cards was stored by Blackbaud, and further investigation found that nothing had been compromised so far.

"Through an investigation, both Blackbaud and authorities believe that no evidence has been violated by the attack».

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Details at risk include names, addresses, phone numbers and demographics - including dates of birth, ages, marital status, donation information and contact preferences.

"Blackbaud has hired a specialist company to monitor the internet and its Dark Web as an additional precautionary measure for any signs of violated data, "the foundation said.

"In addition, the BC Cancer Foundation has begun monitoring the Dark Web for data-related activities. The BC Cancer Foundation is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and to complying with PIPA-based privacy requirements. "

The foundation also advises donors to be careful with any emails, text messages or phone calls that require sensitive information or financial information.

"We apologize for this incident," the foundation said in a statement.

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