Other stories about sextortion

New malware records users visiting adult websites

Sextortion is a known problem that has only grown more difficult to contain. Now, a new breed of trojan is taking bolder steps to...
Happening Now August 12, 2019

Sextortion scams are ⁠back ⁠— and spreading quickly

Nothing is more horrifying than the idea of being blackmailed with intimate photos or private data. "Sextortion" scams are a shocking violation of privacy...
Happening Now August 1, 2019

FBI warns sextortion scams targeting teens is on the rise; how to protect your kids

A number of bad actors are taking advantage of their anonymity to hurt some of the most vulnerable people on the internet: our kids....
Happening Now July 6, 2019

Frightening webcam email looks too real to be a hacker scam

Cybercriminals are constantly coming up with new ways to scam people. Some take things as far as using blackmail and scare tactics to trick...
Happening Now March 14, 2019

Watch out - Sextortion phishing scams now masquerade as security warnings

Sextortion scams are one of the most disgusting scams online right now. They convince people that they have incriminating or embarrassing evidence on them...
Happening Now March 1, 2019

Latest extortion email threatens you with a hit man

Oh, these email extortion scammers think they're so clever, don't they? This latest one is a familiar spin on an old trick, and it...
Happening Now December 18, 2018

Nasty sextortion scams can now infect you with ransomware

Scams come in all shapes and sizes. From simple phishing scams to app scams, there seems to be an endless variety. Some can be...
Happening Now December 11, 2018

Beware! There's another new twist in this scary email scam

Do you remember that scary sextortion scheme that's been going around? It's an email that claims that someone has installed malware onto a porn...
Happening Now August 16, 2018

UPDATE - Terrifying email now tells victims passwords are stolen, webcams are hacked

We at Komando.com do our best to keep you up to date on all the attacks making the rounds. You always need to be on the...
Happening Now July 25, 2018