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Protecting teens against sextortion; threats to election workers

The proliferation of artificial intelligence is exposing teens to a new online threat: AI-generated sexual imagery. Heather Barnhart is a fellow at the SANS Institute and a digital forensic expert, and on this episode of Safe Mode she sits down with host Elias Groll to discuss how teenagers and their families can protect themselves against the scourge of sextortion. CyberScoop reporter Derek Johnson also joins the show to discuss how election administrators are leaving their posts due to widespread harassment.


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