1,000 Indian schools, colleges targeted by cyberattacks in Jun-Sep

Over 1,000 schools and colleges in India were targeted by hackers between June and Sep, claimed Barracuda Networks. Education institutes, mostly conducting online classes using VC, were targetted by spear phishing attacks — a personalised attack that targets a specific firm or individual. 57% of malicious emails were sent using compromised internal accounts. Further, 86% of all business email compromise attacks were carried out via Gmail accounts.

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