Kellogg Community College Open after Attack

May 9, 2022


Kellogg Community College (KCC), forced to close its campuses and cancel classes after falling victim to a ransomware attack starting on Friday and over the weekend, is going to reopen Wednesday morning.
The attack caused continued technology problems, according to an alert that first appeared on the college’s website Sunday. All five Kellogg campuses, located in Michigan, closed during the attack.
An alert first posted KCC web page said the computer systems were targeted over the weekend of May 1 and KCC IRT experts were working on the situation. The alert went on to say, “We have learned that the technology issues we have been experiencing were caused by a ransomware attack that continues to affect our systems.”

Incident Date

April 29, 2022

Estimated Cost

Unknown at this time, but it did close campuses for three days.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified