Designed as they are to target children and families and generate fear, this series of attacks represents a significant evolution of the types of online threats facing schools.
Hackers Are Targeting Schools
Hackers will target anyone and anything, be that hospitals, the police, or other hackers. Even though the year is just getting started, schools have already faced a wave of phishing attacks designed to steal sensitive employee tax information. The IRS has called this “one of the most dangerous email phishing scams” they have seen.