Blackbaud Confirms Hackers Stole Some SSNs, as Lawsuits Increase

Jessica Davis

The ransomware hackers behind the massive Blackbaud ransomware attack and subsequent data breach likely had access to more unencrypted data than previously disclosed, including bank account information, Social Security numbers, usernames and or passwords, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

In addition, several of the millions of breach victims have filed lawsuits against the vendor.

Blackbaud is a cloud computing vendor for nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, healthcare entities, and change agents. Beginning in mid-August, the vendor began notifying some of its clients that it had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, and the hackers exfiltrated data prior to launching the malicious payload.

The hack on its self-hosted environment lasted...

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