in Switzerland Alone, capture the blackmailer, hundreds of thousands of francs with the Sextortion-case. You threaten with the release of images that show the victim in the consumption of pornography.
as Long as the Affected ransom is paid, will the action continue, writes the Reporting and analysis centre for information assurance (Melani) in a published on Thursday in the Newsletter. It is calling for a stop to the Scam, the scammers and not to pay any ransom.
According to Melani, it is usually Fake. The fraudsters led the victims to have access to the Webcam. As proof of the compromise of the computer with a stolen password or a mobile number.
offender operate worldwide
Fake Sextortion increase observed since July of 2018, writes Melani. In the second half of the year, at least 100 Bitcoin paid to the fraudsters, which currently corresponds to a value of about 360'000 Swiss francs. The perpetrators operate in the world: According to security organization Sans, a Bitcoin was discovered account with $ 22 million in connection with Fake-Sextortion.
According to Melani in the beginning of 2019 is a new-Sextortion-wave in the German language rolls up. Within five days the Bitcoins to a value of about 40'000 Swiss francs were paid into a single account. In the case of Melani, hundreds of messages were received.
as long As the Affected is not stopped, to pay ransom, will fired up the mesh, is it in the Newsletter. Melani also fears that a Copycat killer could jump on the train and the number of Sextortion-Tests will continue to increase. The Swiss authorities are to stop sextortion.ch information to the Scam. (fal/sda)
Created: 07.02.2019, 11:33 PM