Sextorsion

Sextorsion with “real” data – Do not pay!

If you have received an email with the subject “Yuor password – ”, don’t freak out immediately. Yes, the “yuor” is written wrong, but this is how the fraudsters wrote it, not the author of this article. The fraudsters have used a dump with the email addresses and passwords from some hacked website, where you have registered with that email address and password. So, yes, they are real. The email is pretty convincing, and if you don’t think a bit, some people might be inclined to actually believe that it is true. But, it isn’t… it is just an automated email, created from the list of recent dumps made public. You can see for yourself here more details: https://haveibeenpwned.com/. I recommend to enter your email address there as well, and you will receive notifications if your email appears in some dumps. How to recognize these scams Let’s have a short look at this email, so that you know in the future how to recognize them: 1. No fraudster would write his/her real name and email address. A simple search on the “From” of this email shows a normal person, who might have his/her email hacked. 2. Look at the language:…


Digital blackmailing – Sextorsion

We are used to see ransomware encrypting files and requesting money (bitcoin) to decrypt them. I received now a new email on a corporate address, which is a black-e-mail … in digital form. I have to say, that the amount of thoughts expressed in the email is interesting. Somebody, with some basic knowledge and bad English knowledge has put some infos together. 🙂   Here is the plain text, so that it is easier to index: Hello. I do not want to judge anyone, but as a result of several occasions, we have point of contact from now. I do not think that caress oneself is very bad, but when all your relatives, colleagues and friend see it- its obviously awful. So, closer to the point. You visited the website with роrn, which I’ve adjusted with the deleterious soft. Then you chose video, virus started working and your device became working as dedicated desktop immediately. Naturally, all cams and screen started recording instantly and then my virus collected all contacts from your device. I text you on this e-mail address, because I got it it with my soft, and I guess you for sure check this work address. The most…


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