Recently, Forcepoint Security laboratories have experienced a stress of scam e-mails that tries to extort cash away from users from Australia and France, among other nations. Cyber-extortion is just a cybercrime that is prevalent today wherein electronic assets of users and companies take place hostage to be able to draw out money out from the victims. Mostly, this takes by means of ransomware although data visibility threats – i.e. blackmail – continue steadily to recognition among cyber crooks.
In light of the trend, we now have seen a message campaign that claims to own taken information that is sensitive recipients and needs 320 USD payment in Bitcoin. Continue reading