Email Scam with Bitcoin Ransom
Lately, we see a lot of bitcoin ransom emails being received by our customers. Please note that this is a scam. If you have received the following email, your email is not hacked and you are not alone thinking that way.
If this is not the case, Please provide us with the details on the hack so we can investigate further.
Sample Scam Email:
I am aware, qwerty123, is your pass word. you may not know me and you’re most likely thinking why you are getting this e-mail, right?
Let me tell you, I placed a malware on the adult videos (pornography) and you know what, you visited this web site to experience fun (you know what I mean). When you were watching videos, your internet browser began working as a Rdp (Remote desktop) having a keylogger which gave me access to your display and also webcam. After that, my software obtained your complete contacts from messenger, fb, as well as email.
What did I do?
I created a double-screen video. 1st part displays the video you were viewing (you’ve got a nice taste rofl), and second part displays the recording of your cam.
Exactly what should you do?
Well, honestly, $1900 is a fair price for our little secret. You’ll make the payment through Bitcoin (if you do not know this, search “how to buy bitcoin” in google).
BTC ADDRESS: _____________________________
(It is CASE sensitive, so copy and paste it)
You now have one day in order to make the payment. (I have a special pixel within this email message, and now I know that you have read through this message). If I do not get the BitCoin, I definitely will send out your video recording to all of your contacts including members of your family, colleagues, and many others. nonetheless, if I receive the payment, I’ll erase the video immediately. If you want to have evidence, reply with “yes!” and I will send your video recording to your 8 contacts. It is a non negotiable offer, thus don’t waste my personal time & yours by responding to this email.