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Article · Aug 3, 2017

Criminology professor explains what's new in cybercrime research

Criminology professor explains what's new in cybercrime research

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Ready to learn about what top researchers are doing to aid the fight against ransomware? In this installment of the FightRansomware Podcast, David Maimon, an assistant professor of criminology at the University of Maryland, sheds light on how scientists are tackling the problem of cybercrime. It's a relatively new field of study, but scientists are making strides in terms of tracking bitcoin payments and educating the next generation of students on how to stay one step ahead of the cybercriminals. Maimon also talks about the media's tendency to sensationalize ransomware attacks and the need for new theories and tactics that will help law enforcement catch malicious hackers in the act. Click on the player below to listen to the FightRansomware Podcast now:

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Mark Brunelli

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Mark Brunelli is a Senior Writer on the Corporate Marketing team at Carbonite. He blogs about Carbonite happenings and IT industry trends.

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