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Education Department warns that students on financial aid are being targeted in phishing attacks (The Washington Post)

Education Department warns that students on financial aid are being targeted in phishing attacks (The Washington Post)

"Malicious attackers have recently tried to gain access to students' financial aid refunds at multiple colleges in a scheme that involves sending fraudulent emails to students, according to a warning issued by the Education Department."—Source: The Washington Post

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Financial aid refunds are becoming a new target for hackers. Read how these phishing pursuits underscore the importance of two-factor authentication to help keep student portals more secure. —Eduwire Editors