Tags Sextortion

FBI warns of 'large increase' in sextortion attacks, with $8 million in reported losses in 2021

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

The FBI bulletin confirms what many cybercrime researchers may have already feared: Sextortion scams are prevalent, and profitable.

These scammers claim to have videos of your most private moments

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

The threat intelligence company Digital Shadows examined 790,000 "sextortion" attempts sent to 89,000 email recipients to find that digital con artists typically build their bogus stories on existing information about real hacks.

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