The Year Targeted Phishing Went Mainstream

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    Phishing attacks: Why we're still losing the battle against phoney emails
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/phish...till-losing-the-battle-against-phoney-emails/
     
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    The anatomy of a sextortion spam campaign
    August 19, 2019
    https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614177/the-anatomy-of-a-sextortion-spam-campaign/
     
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    Phishing: These are the companies that hackers impersonate when they try to steal your data
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/phish...impersonate-when-they-try-to-steal-your-data/
     
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    The lucrative business of Bitcoin sextortion scams
    https://blog.malwarebytes.com/scams/2019/08/the-lucrative-business-of-bitcoin-sextortion-scams/
     
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    Alaska is the Most Scammed State in America
    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/the-most-scammed-state-in-america/
     
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    Ireland Hit by Pedophile Sextortion Email Scam
    September 12, 2019
    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/ireland-hit-by-pedophile/
     
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    New sextortion campaign taps altcoins to avoid detection
    Cryptocurrency rules designed to protect email accounts from phishing are being fooled through a pivot from Bitcoin to Litecoin
    October 8, 2019
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-sextortion-campaign-taps-altcoins-to-avoid-detection/
    Cofense: New Phishing Sextortion Campaign Using Alternative Crypto Currencies to Evade Detection
     
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    Malware Uses Your PC to Send 30K Sextortion Emails Per Hour
    October 16, 2019
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...ur-pc-to-send-30k-sextortion-emails-per-hour/
    Check Point: In the Footsteps of a Sextortion Campaign
     
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    Why Email Extortion Schemes Are Skyrocketing — And How to Protect Yourself Against Them
    A confluence of technologies has made the scams easier and cheaper to launch than ever before
    November 7, 2019
    https://www.symantec.com/blogs/feat...cketing-and-how-protect-yourself-against-them
     
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    Cofense Labs Has Identified a Sextortion Botnet in the Wild – and it’s Growing
    November 14, 2019
    https://cofense.com/sextortion-botnet-growing-reached-organization/
     
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