The [US] Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning of ongoing phishing attacks impersonating the IRS and targeting educational institutions. The attacks use tax refund payment baits and mainly focus on universities' staff and students with .edu email addresses.
- The rest of the story: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/scammers-target-universities-in-ongoing-irs-phishing-attacks/
- IRS warning: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-warns-university-students-and-staff-of-impersonation-email-scam
- Researcher's blog: https://abnormalsecurity.com/blog/irs-impersonation/