Scammers scour the internet for email addresses and build up lists of potential targets before they begin trying to extort your hard earned cash.If you receive an email similar to the below please be aware this is a scam!
The criminals behind this demands a ransom or else threatens to circulate the recording to their contacts (family, friends, colleagues etc).Scare tactics are often used to threaten the user in the hope that they will hand over funds.Extortion Phishing Extortion phishing is the practice of obtaining something, money in particular, through force or threats via email.In this instance the victim receives an email suggesting they have been recorded through their webcam whilst watching adult websites.You will make this payment by Bitcoin (if you dont know what is Bitcoin or how to use it, just search “How to buy bitcoin” on internet, its easy).
The wallet address you will send the money to is: 1Fq HTugqux NZ8c Hdm9Lq PYv Srzuaatk RXs You have only 24h from the time you read this email to make my payment (i setup a tracking pixel in this message and i will know when you read it).
Subject: YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF You received this message because someone requested an email subscription to a Feed Burner feed.
If you did not make this request, please ignore the rest of this message.
So do not think for one minute you can circumvent this by reinstalling your OS. After that my malvware collected all your messengers, emails and social networks contacts. But don’t worry too much, there’s a way we can fix this privacy issue.
All i require is a Bitcoin payment of 150 USD which i think is a fair price considering the circumstances.
When this happened i had full control of your computer screen and your camera (yes i could see what you were watching along with your face and actions by your cam).