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How cyber attackers work and what they are looking for

From locking servers so they can demand ransom payments to exposing incriminating files, here’s what police need to know about malicious actors online


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Is your agency at risk of becoming a victim of ransomware? What are departments doing to protect themselves? And what can we do as individuals to protect our phones, tablets and computers from being hacked?

In this episode, Policing Matters host Jim Dudley speaks with Eric Escobar, principal security consultant for Secureworks, about malicious activity online and how law enforcement agencies and officers can protect themselves from attack.

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