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Focus on Nonprofit Security

Ransomware Attacks on Nonprofits: Rarity or Regularly Hidden?

Ransomware attacks on nonprofits—which operate in various industries, including hunger relief, healthcare, education, religion, politics, and more—do not appear in news headlines as regularly as attacks against public services or critical infrastructure organizations.

Part of the reason is because cyberattackers leveraging ransomware or providing ransomware as a service (RaaS) might not be intentionally targeting nonprofits. But that doesn’t mean they will turn down a potential payoff.