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The CARE Lab members and/or their work have been recognized in the media outlets below:

After dating app murders spike in Colombia, Match Group offers to help the police – March 5, 2024.

Jagran New Media Press Release on CARE Lab partnership for the ‘Being Cyberwise’ Youth Awareness Campaign in India. – October 19, 2023.

WHYY/PBS/NPR’s Studio 2. “Online Romance Scams, Peanut Allergy Patches, Hittin’ Season Podcast” – May 24, 2023

BBC World Service. “The woman whose stolen images were used to scam men out of thousands” – February 25, 2023

BBC World Service. “Why do so many catfishing scams come out of West Africa?” – February 14, 2023

BBC World Service and CBC Podcasts. “Love, Janessa”, Episode 2 – January 30, 2023. Podcast lauded on Esquire, The Guardian, Vulture, and Financial Times.

Hacking Networks: the David Bombal Show. “Hack People with Social Engineering” – August 26, 2022 “Tech is set to drive ‘every aspect of society.’ What are Philadelphia’s universities doing to diversify their STEM talent pipelines?” – July 7, 2022 “RealLIST Connectors 2022: Get to know 22 leaders making Philly’s tech and biz ecosystem stronger” – May 31, 2022

NBC 10 Philadelphia. “Celebrity Romance Scams on the Rise” – May 26, 2022

Hacking But Legal. “The Chutzpah of an Information Security Plagiarist” – April 4, 2022

IT Factor Podcast. “Episode 52. Hacking the Human” – April 1, 2022

DevNews Podcast. “Season 7, Episode 6: The Growth of Online Romance Scams, Facebook’s Content Moderation ‘Sweatshop,’ and More” – February 17, 2022

Security Week, “University Project Cataloged 1,100 Ransomware Attacks on Critical Infrastructure” – February 10, 2022

NewsWire. “University of Texas at Arlington Takes APWG eCrime Symposium Top Paper Award With Study of Twitter’s Growing Utility as a Potent Phishing Report Channel. Researchers from Temple and Princeton Win ‘Best Student Paper’ Awards With Social-Engineering Capture the Flag Exercise and a Study of the Security and Privacy Risks of Phone Number Recycling” – December 14, 2021

Gartner, “Predicts 2022: Cyber-Physical Systems Security — Critical Infrastructure in Focus” – November 17, 2021

BRINK, “Ransomware Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Are Surging” – September 12, 2021

Security Magazine, “100-day plan: What European nations can do to protect utilities” – July 30, 2021

California News Times, “Pipeline ransom attack exposes risk of digitising US infrastructure” – May 21, 2021

Financial Times, “Hackers target US infrastructure after digitisation on the cheap” – May 21, 2021

Business Insider, “The hackers who shut down Colonial Pipeline brought in over $90 million in bitcoin ransoms while in operation” – May 19, 2021

The Dallas Morning News, “The U.S. must regulate cybersecurity for pipelines and other critical infrastructure” – May 15, 2021

USA Today, “‘Life-or-death impacts’: Colonial hack the latest in rising threat of ransomware attacks” – May 13, 2021

Institute for New Economic Thinking, “Hijacked and Paying the Price – Why Ransomware Gangs Should be Designated as Terrorists” – May 13, 2021

The Washington Post, “Ransomware attacks could reach ‘pandemic’ proportions. What to know after the pipeline hack.” – May 12, 2021

CIO Dive, “Critical infrastructure flaws surface after years of underinvestment, inaction” – May 11, 2021

Bloomberg, “How a Key U.S. Pipeline Got Knocked Out by Hackers” – May 10, 2021

eSecurity Planet, “Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Shows Critical Infrastructure Vulnerabilities” – May 10, 2021

Layer8 Podcast. “Episode 57: Collegiate Social Engineering Capture the Flag Organizing Team” – May 3, 2021 Philly, “While link-sharing issues are being handled in Philly, the COVID-19 vaccine rollout faces cybersecurity risks” – March 10, 2021

Chicago Tribune, “My suitors are handsome, successful and ready for love. But are they real? My journey through the seamy world of romance scams.” – February 9, 2021

Gartner, “Facing New Threats — Cyber-Physical Systems” – October 27, 2020

Dark Reading, “Academia Adopts Mitre ATT&CK Framework” – October 16, 2020

Trusted CI, “Transition to practice success story: The behavioral side of cybersecurity” – October 15, 2020

Bleeping Computer, The Week in Ransomware – “Schools under attack” – September 18, 2020

SentinelOne, How Ransomware Attacks Are Threatening Our Critical Infrastructure – September 17, 2020

Security Week, “University Project Tracks Ransomware Attacks on Critical Infrastructure” – September 12, 2020

AARP, “Criminals Collect Millions in Romance Scams” – February 10, 2020