Zixi (Claire) Wang

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Zixi (Claire) Wang is a master’s student at Columbia, where she investigates the financial infrastructures of phishing attacks through data-driven analysis, advised by Professor Asaf Cidon and Professor Ethan Katz-Bassett.

Threat Spotlight: Extortion attacks

Threat Spotlight: Extortion attacks

Extortion attacks, which are an increasingly common form of email scams, threaten the victim with compromising information, such as an embarrassing photo, and request payment in a cryptocurrency to prevent the information from being released. Attackers often purchase victims’ login...

/ July 12, 2023