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Man convicted after trying to exploit FAFSA vulnerability

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

Louisiana man used Donald Trump's Social Security number to fill out the digital student-aid form, hoping to obtain the president's federal tax information.

Ed Department issues technical guidance for FAFSA tool

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool was suspended earlier this year. The tool, updated to include new security features, will be reinstated in time for the next FAFSA cycle.

Congressional panel unsatisfied with answers on breach in student aid system

by EdScoop Staff • 3 years ago

Officials from the Education Department and the IRS took heat for how the executive branch responded to an intrusion involving FAFSA.gov.

Nation's governors urge Education Department and IRS to fix FAFSA app

by Wyatt Kash • 3 years ago

The service interruption will potentially affect millions of college applicants between now and Fall 2017, say nation's governors.

FAFSA data retrieval tool may have aided identity thieves

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

Education Department and IRS officials are investigating how many people have been affected and say the tool won't likely be available before October.