The Journal reports that a ransomware attack on a data management company in Northern Ireland affects data held by charities and non-profits, including several organizations working with sexual assault survivors.
The PSNI has confirmed that it received a report of a cyber incident on 30 March and referred the case to specialist detectives in its Cyber Crime Investigation Team, where enquiries are still ongoing.
The company, Evide, manages data for its clients, who are charged between £720 and £1,200 a year for its services, according to the company’s website.
One of the organisations affected by the cyber attack is One in Four, a charity based in Dublin that supports adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Read more at TheJournal.ie.