SEX­TOR­TION:

BC Business Magazine - - The Informer -

“We’ve been watch­ing you… en­joy your­self”

AT­TACK VEC­TOR: Email THE SCAM: You re­ceive an email with a pass­word you've used be­fore in the sub­ject ti­tle. (The pass­word has been pur­chased from a list of

breached ones.) The email says the fraudster has in­stalled two-way/splitscreen video­cam soft­ware on your com­puter and has record­ings of the pornog­ra­phy you've been view­ing, and you, since you've been watch­ing it. If you don't pay up, they'll send the video to your en­tire con­tact list–yikes! THE GOAL: Money–$7,000, paid in bit­coin, to keep your “dirty lit­tle se­cret” THE TELL: You don't watch porn FEAR FAC­TOR: $$$$

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