School Daze: Clever Phishing Emails Target Educational Organizations

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By Eric Howes,  KnowBe4 Principal Lab Researcher.

It will surprise few people to learn that during our daily review of suspicious emails forwarded to us by users of the Phish Alert Button (PAB) we routinely see a large number of phishing emails targeted at employees of financial organizations — banks, credit unions, and other organizations whose business it is to manage financial assets. But malicious actors are happy to take advantage of any organization whose user accounts and networks can be compromised and leveraged for financial gain.

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