Security Awareness A new sextortion scam is informing victims that their computers suffered a malware infection after they visited an adult website. In this latest ruse, digital criminals claim that they infected a user with malware after they visited a child pornography website. A new email scam is making the rounds with bogus claims about pornography use to extort money. In this scam, scammers email you claiming that they’ve stolen your password and have created videos of.
This scam works on the premise that the recipient of the email has been visiting porn websites such as xvideos or pornhub, which of course is most of the male population, and the blackmailer then tells you that he installed malware on your computer via the website and has recorded a video of you spanking your monkey, which he will share with all your contacts if you do not pay the ransom. The pretexts vary, according to the FBI, which said targets are accused of visiting adult websites, cheating on spouses or being caught in another compromising situation. Crooks may say things such as: “I had serious spyware and adware infect your computer” or “I .
Don’t fall for this porn scam – even if your password’s in the subject! 30 Privacy, Spam Sextortionists are back with some new twists and turns in their odious and confronting scams. If you haven’t encountered the word before, sextortion is the popular term for cybercrimes that combine sex or sexuality and extortion. The FTC uses the information it gets from people who report scams to keep close watch on trends, so we can alert you to changes. Here’s one: reports of Bitcoin blackmailscams have taken a big jump in the last few weeks. The emails say they hacked into your computer and recorded you visiting adult websites.
A new malware that's spreading through spam mail will secretly record your screen if you visit adult websites and blackmail you! Here's how to avoid getting infected. Reports are coming in about a new extortion scam where scammers email you stating that they know the recipient's password, have installed malware on the computer, created videos of the recipient.