Hackers Target the Special Olympics of New York and Use them to Launch Phishing Attacks

This latest attack demonstrates how cybercriminals can leverage one organization as merely a part of a larger phishing campaign to scam countless individuals out of credentials or money.

Once an attacker has admin access to your network, it’s really up to them what they want to do – it could be steal data, hold data for ransom, commit fraud, etc. Or, in the case of the Special Olympics of New York, leverage their email system to reach their approximately 67K registered families with an adult or child having an intellectual disability.

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