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Sextortion: How it works, how to avoid it and what to do if scammers target you

Sextortion is a frightening form of cyber-blackmail in which someone demands money and threatens to expose very personal photos or videos of you on the web. Sextortion scam emails are on the rise, and you need to know what to do if one lands in your inbox. Learn how to identify this scary scheme, secure your computer and protect yourself.

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