How phishing attacks are targeting schools and colleges How phishing attacks are targeting schools and colleges 10/29/20 By: Tech Republic Students, teachers, and administrators returning to school this season have faced immense challenges. The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown have upset the traditional classroom environment. Educators are more reliant than ever on email to send and receive important information. Of course, all of that makes the educational sector a ripe target for cybercriminals. A report published Thursday by security firm Barracuda Networks details how schools are being hit by phishing emails and what they can do to better protect themselves. Click here to read the complete story.