Blackmailers have improved their Slovak language

Scammers targeting the digital blackmail of their victims have once again improved their tactics.

ESET security company warns users against being false fraudulent e-mail messages that attempt to lure in from people watching pornographic content on their digital devices. The company warned of such fraud at the beginning of 2019, then the authors of the e-mails communicated in English. This time an e-mail is in progress communication in good Slovak, the number of victims may increase.

The author of the e-mail message claims that he recorded the victim while watching pornographic video and the video of the victim is recorded watch. It is threatened that if the victim does not pay a burning fee of 950 euros in Bitcoin digital currency, will send this video to all contacts. He claims also that he has contacts and video due to the victim’s infection device malicious code just while watching pornography.

“The attackers are just deceiving and manipulating these emails. Definitely we do not recommend paying any burns. The attacker is just trying to abuse the victim’s ignorance by sending her a fraudulent message as if on her own email address. However, they can handle the sender’s address more technically more capable individuals can change relatively easily and quickly, “says Ondrej Kubovič, a digital security specialist at ESET.

The attackers are also trying to lure in the victims by claiming that payment have only 50 hours from the opening of the report, and if they will content threatening message with someone to share, the video will be distributed immediately. According to the expert, this is a relatively simple scam and the addressees do not have to to worry. However, if the attackers got to the potential email address victims have apparently already appeared in any of the leaks on the Internet. In this case, users should consider the change passwords and adding two-factor authentication to the e-mail, or other services and accounts that protect with the same password.

Scammers targeting the digital blackmail of their victims have once again improved their tactics.

ESET security company warns users against being false fraudulent e-mail messages that attempt to lure in from people watching pornographic content on their digital devices. The company warned of such fraud at the beginning of 2019, then the authors of the e-mails communicated in English. This time an e-mail is in progress communication in good Slovak, the number of victims may increase.

The author of the e-mail message claims that he recorded the victim while watching pornographic video and the video of the victim is recorded watch. It is threatened that if the victim does not pay a burning fee of 950 euros in Bitcoin digital currency, will send this video to all contacts. He claims also that he has contacts and video due to the victim’s infection device malicious code just while watching pornography.

“The attackers are just deceiving and manipulating these emails. Definitely we do not recommend paying any burns. The attacker is just trying to abuse the victim’s ignorance by sending her a fraudulent message as if on her own email address. However, they can handle the sender’s address more technically more capable individuals can change relatively easily and quickly, “says Ondrej Kubovič, a digital security specialist at ESET.

The attackers are also trying to lure in the victims by claiming that payment have only 50 hours from the opening of the report, and if they will content threatening message with someone to share, the video will be distributed immediately. According to the expert, this is a relatively simple scam and the addressees do not have to to worry. However, if the attackers got to the potential email address victims have apparently already appeared in any of the leaks on the Internet. In this case, users should consider the change passwords and adding two-factor authentication to the e-mail, or other services and accounts that protect with the same password.