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There’s a new Bitcoin blackmail scam circulating — this time based on passwords from website breaches.This extortion email is likely to be less effective than the paper letters because it’s full of obvious errors.Immediately after that, my software gathered all your contacts from your Messenger, FB, as well as email. Well, I believe, 00 is a reasonable price for our little secret.
Unlike the blackmail letters, these emails are very easy to send efficiently.
This particular scam is done for because spam blockers are catching it, but, as Krebs on Security predicts:[A]s this scam gets refined even more, perpetrators will begin using more recent and relevant passwords — and perhaps other personal data that can be found online — to convince people that the hacking threat is real.
That’s because there are a number of shady password lookup services online that index billions of usernames (i.e.
A scammer could send millions of them with a simple script.
I’m betting that the sender’s address is spoofed; this almost certainly didn’t pass through the email system.