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Common Types of Cyberattacks in Education and What We Can Learn from Them

Posted by Susan Sison on Oct 11, 2017 3:30:14 PM

Cybercriminals have increasingly taken notice of schools and universities as profitable targets for cyberattacks. A key reason for this is the types of information schools keep on students, parents, and staff. Typically, upon infiltrating an institution's network, cybercriminals will probe for, find, and exfiltrate valuable user data. This could be anything from health records, financial information, or any other personally identifiable information, such as social security numbers. Cybercriminals ...


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