On July 16, 2020, Blackbaud notified us of a global security incident that they discovered in May of 2020 that involved a large number of nonprofit organizations worldwide, including IRUSA. Blackbaud informed us that certain information, including donor names and mailing addresses, may have been accessed in this incident. Blackbaud assures us, and has stated publicly, that the cyber-attack did NOT access user names, passwords, credit card information, bank account information, or Social Security numbers. Furthermore, Blackbaud assures that any data that was inappropriately accessed has been destroyed. You can learn more about the incident on Blackbaud’s website (blackbaud.com/securityincident).
There is no specific action required on your part at this time. We recommend that you always monitor for improper use of your personal information and, in the unlikely event that you encounter suspicious activity that you believe is linked to this incident, immediately report it to local law enforcement.
To be clear, this breach did not compromise IRUSA’s own internal information systems. Please be assured that we consider your privacy to be of the utmost importance and IRUSA continues to investigate this incident. Thank you for your continued support of IRUSA.
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