Blackmailers threaten to leak users’ masturbation vids unless they pay Bitcoin ransom

It seems the cryptocurrency community is under threat of a new blackmail tactic, so take caution. Cornell University computer science professor Emin Gün Sirer has shared an email that appears to leverage leaked passwords to swindle Bitcoin BTC out of unsuspecting victims, demanding they pay a ransom. After weaving an obviously fake, but plausible, scenario describing the Mr…

January 21, 2019 | by