On April 21, 2021, the Organization was subject to a ransom attack, which encrypted its network system. The cyber-criminal asked for a bitcoin payment in order to obtain a key to unlock the system. The affected files included templates for funeral bulletins and obituaries that have been published in newspapers. The Organization believes the breach occurred due to an invoice attachment that came in an email. On April 22, 2021, the Organization reported that all computers were scanned on the premises and found no further threat.

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