Month: March 2022

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Protect Your Nonprofit from Cybersecurity Threats in 2022

Cyberattacks hit nonprofits every day. From local organizations to international ones, like the United Nations, hackers are always trying to benefit from vulnerable systems. Given that nonprofits store valuable financial and personal information about their donors, their databases have become an attractive and lucrative target for ill-intended users. This blog post will introduce you the latest cyberattack trends and walk you through ways to prevent security threats. Top 3 Common Types of Cyberattacks: SQL Injection SQL injections is code-based attack that give ill-intended users the ability to read, access, and potentially administrate sensitive data from the database. Hackers bypass security measures and use their newly gained privileges to add, delete, and update records in a database. How can SQL injection attacks put your nonprofit at risk? The most common risk of an SQL injection is the theft of sensitive user data. Personal information from your staff, volunteers, and partners, such as login credentials, emails, and personal identifiable information (PII) can be sold on the dark web. In the event of a successful SQL injection, your users and operations could be at risk.   Rootkits Rootkits are hidden software that provides privileged access to a computer. Once a computer gets infected

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