A new joint advisory – warning of cyber threats to K-12 schools – was released by the FBI, CISA, and MS-ISAC. Please share widely.
According to news reports from Politico and ZDNet, the FBI has issued a warning about ransomware attacks targeting school districts.
The FBI has released a podcast for parents on the privacy and security risks of educational technology.
The FBI reports that there is an active phishing scheme targeting educators and others designed to steal direct deposits of employee paychecks.
The FBI says that the rapid growth of EdTech coupled with the widespread collection of student data could have privacy and safety implications if compromised or exploited.
The FBI (Cyber Division) and the Department of Education’s Office of the Inspector General issued a warning about cyber-extortion schemes focused on public schools.