Tags phishing

Phishing emails target universities with 'adult dating' lure

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

More than half of the emails sent in the campaign, which use a 15-year-old piece of malware called Hupigon, targeted universities.

Coronavirus phishing scam targets university students, staff

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

Fraudulent emails claiming to have important information on the current health crisis is installing malware and stealing log-in credentials from universities.

Phishing attack exposes personal information of 5,000 at community college

by Colin Wood • 6 months ago

Email addresses, home addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers were exposed in a phishing campaign that fooled about 20 employees.

Texas K-12 district loses $2.3 million in email scam

by Betsy Foresman • 7 months ago

Manor Independent School District, which disclosed the theft last week, says it's following several "strong leads" alongside the FBI and local police.

On cybersecurity, educational institutions have a people problem

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Inside cultures that are designed to be collaborative and open, IT leaders are struggling to corral their users and educate faculty on network risks.

Phishing scam exposes personal, medical information at central California school districts

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Phishing emails to employees at several school districts in Monterey County, California, have exposed Social Security numbers and medical records.

How Oklahoma U. protects 80,000 email accounts from the dark web

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

A new piece of software is allowing the school's security analysts to catch compromised accounts automatically — before they hit the black market.

Phishing attacks challenging teachers, says Utah ed director

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Training will shift away from basics like password safety and toward modern cyberthreats, says Central Utah Educational Services director.

Hacker steals personal data of 500,000 San Diego Unified students

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The school district says it has identified a possible culprit and a criminal investigation is underway.