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Meet 'The Ransomware Hunting Team,' cyber experts who hold data hostage

Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden are the authors of "The Ransomware Hunting Team." (Ryuji Suzuki and Claudio Papapietro)
Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden are the authors of "The Ransomware Hunting Team." (Ryuji Suzuki and Claudio Papapietro)

Editor’s note: This segment was rebroadcasted on Oct. 16, 2023. Find that audio here

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden, co-authors of “The Ransomware Hunting Team: A Band of Misfits’ Improbable Crusade to Save the World from Cybercrime.

“The Ransomware Hunting Team” book cover. (Courtesy of FSG Books)

Book excerpt: ‘The Ransomware Hunting Team’

By Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden

Excerpted from “THE RANSOMWARE HUNTING TEAM: A Band of Misfits’ Improbable Crusade to Save the World from Cybercrime” by Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden. Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Copyright © 2022 by Renee Dudley and Daniel Golden. All rights reserved.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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