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Hackathon finds dozens of Ukrainian refugees trafficked online

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Hackathon finds dozens of Ukrainian refugees trafficked online - Ars Technica

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Europol also identified dozens of online users suspected of exploiting refugees.

This week, the EU's law enforcement agency focused on cybercrimes, Europol, reported that it had done exactly that by coordinating the first online EU-wide hackathon.

Since women and children represent the majority of refugees fleeing, the plan says they are believed to be most at risk.


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Author / Journalist: Ashley Belanger

Category: Technology

Topics: Europol Russia war on Ukraine Human trafficking Policy

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Published On: 2022-09-22, 20:47:05

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Article Length: 190 words

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