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Rise in ‘Sextortion’ as people visiting porn sites are blackmailed for bitcoin payments, police says

Cyber criminals email users and threaten to release videos of them watching porn if they fail to pay up

18 Apr 2020 5:34 PM

Sex crimes and everything you need to know to safeguard yourself online

Here are three ways where you can help protect yourself from being targeted from online sextortion threats.

13 Nov 2019 11:08 AM

Sextortion is rampant as botnet sends emails demanding bitcoins as ransom

The decade-old botnet, called Phorpiex or Trik, carries out the campaign by sending persuasive emails to victims.

17 Oct 2019 8:25 AM

Watch porn? New malware waits until you visit porn site, then starts recording

The Varenyky spambot starts recording your screen whenever you visit a porn website.

12 Aug 2019 1:31 PM

Are you a victim of sextortion, Check here!

A phishing specialist website has uploaded the entire target database of E-Mail IDs, you can check if you’re in it.

06 Aug 2019 5:19 PM


Extorted for watching porn? Do’s and Don’ts to avoid sextortion

Extorting users for watching porn is not entirely new.

27 Oct 2018 2:12 PM

Sextortion: Whether you watch porn or not, you should read this

Sextortion is a new method where scamsters are threatening users into coughing out thousands of dollars.

14 Aug 2018 10:11 AM

This Moroccan town is the world's 'sextortion' capital

The men are targeted by IDs of women and tricked into performing lewd acts for extortion later.

08 Mar 2017 5:09 PM