FSA Phishing - Malicious Campaign Alert
Please exercise caution for all FSA emails you might receive. The Department of Education has issued a warning to all students and institutions of higher education, “Federal Student Aid (FSA) has identified a malicious phishing campaign that may lead to potential fraud associated with student refunds and aid distributions.”
Multiple institutions of higher education have reported that attackers are using a phishing email to obtain access to student accounts via their student portal (see example phishing email below).
For more information regarding this phishing attack, please see the formal notice here: