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Nicole Perlroth: Ransomware attacks and zero-day hacks – Episode 02

Nicole Perlroth
Nicole Perlroth

Nicole Perlroth, New York Times cybersecurity reporter and author of "This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends," talks about ransomware attacks and what she calls the global cyber weapons arms race, mainly based on zero-day exploits. What's a zero-day exploit? Perlorth explains that, too.

Hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Alee Quick. This podcast is produced through a partnership between Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and WSIU Public Radio. For more, visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts.

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John T. Shaw joined the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute as director in January 2018. He established the Institute’s “Better Politics, Smarter Government” agenda with its Restoring American Statesmanship, Renewing Illinois, and Understanding Our New World programs.
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