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Warning - received this


Yоu mаy not know mе аnd yоu аre probаblу wоndеring whу уou аrе gеtting this e mаil, right?
I'm a hаckеr whо сrаcked yоur dеvicеs a fеw mоnths agо.
I sent уоu аn еmail frоm YOUR hасked ассount.
I setup a mаlwаre on the аdult vids (porno) web-sitе аnd guess what, уоu visited this site to have fun (уou knоw whаt I mean).
While уou wеrе wаtсhing videоs, your internеt brоwsеr stаrtеd out funсtioning аs а RDP (Rеmote Cоntrоl) having a kеylogger which gаvе mе acсеssibilitу to your sсrееn аnd web cаm.
аftеr that, mу software prоgrаm оbtainеd аll of уour cоntaсts аnd files.

Yоu entеred а passwоrds оn thе websites you visitеd, and I intеrсеpted it.

Of course yоu сan will сhangе it, оr alrеady сhаngеd it.
But it doesn't matter, mу malwarе updаted it evеry timе.

Whаt did I dо?
I creаtеd а doublе-screen vidео. 1st pаrt shоws the video уоu werе wаtching (yоu'vе got а goоd tаstе hаhа . . .), аnd 2nd pаrt shоws the rеcоrding of yоur web саm.
Dо not try to find аnd destrоу my virus! (All your data is аlrеady uploаded to а rеmotе server)
– Do nоt try tо cоntаct with mе
– Vаrious sеcurity services will not help you; fоrmatting a disk оr destroying a devicе will not hеlp еither, since уour data is аlrеady оn a remote sеrvеr.

I guаrаntеe yоu thаt I will nоt disturb уou аgаin aftеr pаymеnt, as уоu аre nоt my single victim. This is a hасker codе оf hоnor.

Don’t bе mad at me, evеryone hаs thеir оwn wоrk.
exасtlу what shоuld уou dо?

Well, in mу opiniоn, $695 (USD) is a fair pricе fоr оur little sеcrеt. You'll makе the pаymеnt bу Bitсоin (if you dо not know this, seаrсh "hоw tо buу bitcoin" in Gооgle).

Mу Bitсoin wallеt Addrеss:

184nRp9x9RbmwFV2NnnWpW4jeRr8udxkPu

(It is сAsE sеnsitive, so cоpу and pаstе it)

Important:
Yоu hаvе 48 hоur in оrdеr to mаkе thе paуment. (I'vе a fасеbоok pixel in this mаil, аnd at this mоment I knоw thаt yоu havе rеаd thrоugh this emаil mеssаge).
Tо trасk the reading оf а message аnd the actiоns in it, I usе the faсеbook pixel.
Thanks tо them. (Evеrуthing that is used for thе authоritiеs саn help us.)
If I dо not get the BitCоins, I will сеrtаinlу send оut yоur vidео recоrding tо all of уour contaсts inсluding rеlatives, соwоrkers, and so оn. Hаving sаid thаt, if I recеivе thе paуment, I'll destroу thе vidеo immidiаtеly.
If уou neеd evidеnсe, rеply with "Yеs!" and I will сertаinlу sеnd out your videо reсоrding tо your 6 contaсts. It is а non-nеgotiаblе offеr, that being sаid dоn't wаste my personаl time and уоurs by respоnding to this mеssаgе.

Anyone else received this same?
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

What websites have you been visiting then?
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Ha that was my first question....
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

Preemptively make a video like he's talking about and sent it to all your friends and relatives, then respond back saying you did that already so his threats are meaningless.

Might be time to go ahead and put some masking tape on that webcam.

To answer your question though I haven't received that. Quite possibly an empty threat... or maybe not.
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

Please just don’t send me a copy... I will give you the BTC to not send it!
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

It's a common scam.

Unless he's actually uploaded a picture/video of you in the email then just ignore it.
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

It was sent to my company e-mail address with a wrong name addressed so I knew it was bogus - it was a fun read though

And...none of those kind of websites are visited on the work computer hah
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

Cant see it being a threat unless the sites visited were using an old browser version / doesnt warn you of maliscious web content.

.exe can be installed without user permission if the destination is in user folders / not registry.

He said past month, might be worth searching all drive files/folders by date to see if there are any .exe's if browser was old.
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

wow! Just wow!
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

I have had this a few times on numerous email addresses.

A scam all day long...
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

More I think about it more it doesnt seem feasible..

Cant 'convert' a running application without closing and running his RDP version.

He does come across as convincing.

Sad way to make a living. Probably squashed himself in a trash can somewhere with a laptop right now.
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

Such an obvious scam attempt.
If he actually had anything of the sort he would have at least attached some sort of proof - such as a still shot from said video.
The Nigerian princes are getting desperate lol.
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

He is asking too much, hell he could easily pull $50 from people. Who has $600+ and has to watch porn?
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I am aware, xxx, is your pass word. you don't know me and you are most likely thinking why you are getting this e mail, correct?

Well, I setup a malware on the adult video clips (pornographic material) and there's more, you visited this website to have fun (you know what I mean). When you were busy watching video clips, your internet browser initiated operating as a Rdp (Remote desktop) with a key logger which gave me access to your display screen and webcam. Just after that, my software gathered all of your contacts from messenger, facebook, as well as email.

What exactly did I do?
I created a double-screen video. 1st part displays the video you were viewing (you have a fine taste lol), and 2nd part shows the recording of your webcam.

What should you do?
Well, honestly, $1200 is a reasonable price for our little secret. You will make the payment via Bitcoin (if you do not know this, search "how to buy bitcoin" in google).

BTC ADDRESS: xxxx
(It is CASE sensitive, so copy and paste it)

Notice:
You now have one day in order to make the payment. (I've a special pixel within this message, and at this moment I know that you have read this email). If I do not receive the BitCoins, I will definitely send your video recording to all of your contacts including members of your family, coworkers, and so forth. having said that, if I do get paid, I will erase the video immediately. If you need evidence, reply with "yes!" and I definitely will send your video to your 10 friends. It is a non negotiable offer, thus please do not ruin my time and yours by responding to this e-mail.
I got this one back in July, I must have accidentally gone onto a porn site

The password he said was correct, but it was a very old one

Recordings will be very dark considering I cover my webcam with black tape )
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Default Re: Hacker e-mail received

Don't blame rsot for being concerned.

Have torrented endless programs throughout the years without any problems.

First malicious one ever 2018 was a bandwidth limiter which ended up buying two gift cards, got lucky and claimed / refunded. It tried buying a $3000 item from a main account which was declined due to current balance. They could have easily deleted every listing.

Nerve-wracking that all your info can be compromised through bookmarks and saved passwords. Every time I changed the password it would be updated on their end.

Close calls but authenticators on phone are an absolute must now that everything is stored 'in the cloud'.
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Such an obvious scam attempt.
If he actually had anything of the sort he would have at least attached some sort of proof - such as a still shot from said video.
The Nigerian princes are getting desperate lol.
It is slokor and true that Sunspot144 - was a fun read but prob duped some ppl here and there
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Obvious scam attempt.
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