CA: Sierra College victim of ransomware incident

Roseville Today reports that Sierra College has been impacted by a ransomware attack. Yesterday, the college posted the following notice on its site:

“We are currently experiencing technical difficulties on the Sierra College website and some other online systems. This is the result of an external ransomware attack on our systems. We are working with law enforcement and third-party cybersecurity and forensic experts to investigate this incident, assess the potential impact, and bring our systems back online.”

Today, there is this update:

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties on the Sierra College website and some other online systems. This is the result of an external ransomware attack on our systems. We are working with law enforcement and third-party cybersecurity and forensic experts to investigate this incident, assess the potential impact, and bring our systems back online.

We want our students, their families, and the Sierra College community to know that we place a high value on maintaining the integrity and security of the data we hold in our systems. We also want everyone to know that we are working diligently to restore operations. We will provide an additional update once our investigation is complete.

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