12 Arrested as Interpol Takes Down Transnational Sextortion Ring
Interpol has confirmed the dismantling of a transnational sextortion gang that raked in a whopping $47,000 from dozens of victims.
September 6, 2022
Coronavirus extortion scam threatens to infect victim’s family
The new Coronavirus extortion scam asks for $4000 in Bitcoin or scammers will infect the victim's family with the virus.
March 23, 2020
Friend’s girlfriend sextortion scam infects PCs with Raccoon malware
Hackers are using supposed nude photos of a friend's girlfriend in the latest sextortion scam - Here's what's happening...
March 11, 2020
New malware records screen activity as victim watches porn
The IT security researchers at ESET have discovered a nasty new malware that not only steals users' private and financial data but also keeps an eye on their browsing activities including recording their screen whenever they watch pornographic videos.
August 19, 2019
New email extortion scam warns “Pay $4,000 or a hitman is coming for you”
In a new extortion scam, a cybercriminal is sending threatening emails to unsuspecting users asking them to pay…
December 20, 2018
Don’t Fall for Webcam Blackmail: Here’s How to Protect Yourself
NordVPN Tips on How to Avoid Sextortion Scammers Who Claim to Have a Video of You on Adult…
September 5, 2018
New sextortion scheme uses victims’ real password for blackmailing
The Sextortion Campaign involves Passwords Stolen from Old Data Breaches. Internet users need to be wary of a…
July 16, 2018
U.S. Embassy Official Charged with Sextortion, Cyber Stalking Scheme
On Tuesday, a former United States embassy employee and a resident of Atlanta, Michael C. Ford has been…
August 20, 2015
Sextortionist jailed for life, FBI searching for 350 online victims
31-year old Lucas Chansler is set to serve 105 years, perhaps the remaining days of his life, in…
July 10, 2015