lockbit2 attacks Siena Literacy Center

Incident Date:

February 14, 2022

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lockbit2 attacks Siena Literacy Center


Siena Literacy Center




Trinity, USA

Michigan, USA

First Reported

February 14, 2022

Siena Literacy Center Targeted by Lockbit2 Ransomware Group

The Siena Literacy Center, a non-profit organization based in Northwest Detroit, has been targeted by the ransomware group Lockbit2. The attack was announced on the group's dark web leak site. The Siena Literacy Center provides reading, math, English language, and digital literacy programming for adult learners, with a mission to improve the lives of families in the metropolitan Detroit area.

Company Profile

The Siena Literacy Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been operating since 1995. It has assisted over 2,000 adult learners with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and goals, including preparing for GED classes, improving job skills, and helping with homework. The organization is part of the Dominican Rea Literacy Corporation and is an accredited affiliate of ProLiteracy.

Vulnerabilities and Impact

The Siena Literacy Center's website does not provide information on the size of the company or its specific vulnerabilities that led to the ransomware attack. However, the organization's reliance on digital literacy programming suggests that it may have been targeted due to its use of technology and potential weaknesses in its cybersecurity measures.

Ransomware attacks can have significant impacts on organizations, including data loss, downtime, and financial costs associated with recovery efforts. In this case, the Siena Literacy Center may face challenges in restoring its systems and ensuring the security of its learners' data.


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