The Latest in IT Security

Hackers using omicron, COVID-19 phishing emails to target universities

07
Dec
2021
Hackers using omicron, COVID-19 phishing emails to target universities

image credit: unsplash

Threat actors are increasingly using phishing emails related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the new omicron variant to target universities and steal login credentials, new research published Tuesday found.

According to a report from cybersecurity group Proofpoint, hackers have targeted dozens of mostly North American educational institutions, including Vanderbilt University and the University of Central Missouri, with thousands of malicious phishing emails in an attempt to harvest university credentials.

Read More

Comments are closed.

Categories

THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2022
WHITE PAPERS

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...

Featured

Archives

Latest Comments