I highlighted the disappearance of the Woodland Trust from much online activity quite some time ago – no online shop, no online membership subscription, no online donation. Clearly something serious was happening. Now, the Woodland Trust has gone public with what seemed to be a likely, but highly unusual situation – they’ve been hacked.
I understand that there is no evidence that data have been compromised.
This must be a nightmare and NGOs around the country will be asking their IT staff about whether it could happen to them, too. I wish the woodland Trust all the best with sorting this out.
The Woodland Trust had its problems from mid-December.
It must simply be a coincidence that about a week before then Nigel Farage was having a go at them on social media (Twitter and Facebook). Here is his his video from YouTube: