Higher education institutions such as NYU are increasingly becoming targets of cyber attacks. Being aware of, and learning how to identify, potential everyday security threats is essential for each member of the NYU community. Learn about cybersecurity topics and stay up-to-date on best practices for combating cyber threats. This is foundation the of protecting the private and professional information of students, faculty, researchers, and staff from a variety of cyber threats.

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Top Scams Targeting Students

Cybercriminals are always targeting students, but scams increase at the end of a semester. Learn about three common attacks: gift card and Venmo scams, fake job offers, and phishing messages about tuition, loans, enrollment, and financial aid.