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Analysis: Cyberthreats in the Educational Sector Worldwide

Check Point Research analysts have observed a significant rise in cyberthreats on the educational sector worldwide since July.

The U.S. faces a rise in distributed denial-of-service attacks, while Europe is seeing an increase in information disclosures attempts – many of these resulting from ransomware incidents, the researchers say. Meanwhile, in Asia, cybercriminals are taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the IT systems that support schools and universities to wage a variety of attacks.

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