Sextortion news stories
New botnet uncovered known for sextortion and crypto-jacking
Check Point Research is warning of a new variant of Phorpiex, a botnet known for sextortion and crypto-jacking.
How an investigation into sextortion led to discovery of a criminal underworld
According to Sophos, the bitcoin extorted from the scams totalled approximately US$500,000, with individual victims on average forced to pay up to $800 into attackers’ coffers.