The Year Targeted Phishing Went Mainstream

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  1. ronjor

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    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/08/the-year-targeted-phishing-went-mainstream/
     
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    Who’s Behind the Screencam Extortion Scam?
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    Sextortion – When Persistent Phishing Pays Off
    September 6, 2018
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    Sextortion is back and this time it looks personal
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    Sextortion Scam Stating Xvideos Was Hacked to Record You Through Webcam
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    Sextortion Scam Now With Malicious Downloader
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    Threat Spotlight: Sextortion
    February 28, 2019
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    New "Final Warning" Sextortion Emails State Adult Sites Infected You
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    I didn’t see what you did, redux
    Cyberblackmail/sextortion again raises its not-so-pretty little head
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    https://www.welivesecurity.com/2019/03/19/i-didnt-see-what-you-did-redux/
     
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    CIA Porn Extortion Scams Now Use Password Protected PDFs
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    Fake CIA Sextortion Scam Uses SatoshiBox
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    4 Reasons Why You Receive Sextortion and Other Email Scams
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    Have received quite a few of them, however, I don't have a camera so... how did they start recording? ;) :argh:
     
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    Sextortion Scammers Change Tactics to Bypass Spam Protection
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    New Sextortion Scheme Demands Payment in Bitcoin Cash
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    New Extortion Email Scam Threatens to Release Your Sex Tape
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    Cybercrooks using text-based images in phishing emails to bypass spam filters
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    Email sextortion scams are on the rise and they’re scary — here’s what to do if you get one
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    “Sexfavor” Email Scam Delivers Danabot
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    Sextortion Email Scams Rise Sharply
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    Symantec: The Revival and Rise of Email Extortion Scams
     
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    Cofense Labs Publishes Database of Over 200 Million Compromised Accounts Targeted by Sextortion Email Campaigns
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    OPP Norfolk warn residents about porn extortion scam
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    Phishing tricksters nab the warm fuzzies, smiles
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