According to sources, Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility (a Public Safety organization in Rhode Island) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-11-17.

US prison allegedly hit by ransomware attack

“In what might be considered the first ransomware attack of its kind, the Play ransom gang claims to have successfully hit a maximum-security detention center in the Northeast state of Rhode Island. “

“The Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility, located in the City of Central Falls, Rhode Island was listed on the threat actors dark leak site Tuesday evening. “

“The maximum-security facility at capacity houses over 700 adult males and 40 adult female detainees, according to Central Falls. “

“The threat group claims to have exfiltrated “Private and personal confidential data, clients documents, agreements, budget, HR, IDs, tax, finance information and etc.” “

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