Reports of a spam email threatening to reveal sensitive adult content to friends and family unless paid in bitcoin have been surging over the last few days. This bitcoin address was reported twice today alone! 1LEBKnvLEZk2cUfyJ1vU5FpueakWyh4m28
For the last 6 months BitcoinWhosWho has received scam reports relating to some version of an email claiming to have used the recipient’s computer to create a video of recipient visiting adult websites and threatens to send it to recipients’ contacts if not paid $200-$400 in BTC within 20-24 hours. It comes in many languages and has made consistent appearances in our scam reports since October 2017.
These are some examples of the reports that came in today:
Reported Name of Scam: “Disgrace”.
Do not mind on my English, I am foreign.
I installed our malicious program onto your OS.
Now I thiefted all personal data from your system. Withal I obtained a little bit more compromising.
The most interesting evidence which I thieftend- its a videotape with your self-abusing.
I adjusted malware on a porn web page and then you loaded it. As soon as you chose the video and pressed play, my malicious software at once loaded on your OS.
After setup, your camera shoot the video with you self-abusing, furthermore it captured exactly the video you masturbated on. In next week my malicious software found all your social media and email contacts.
If you need to erase the records- transfer me 205 united state dollar in BTC(cryptocurrency).
It is my Btc address – 18T5UZCZ57y5ESUXcGUkJyMxys5ZfiPaoK
You have 24 h. after reading. As soon as I get transaction I will erase the evidence forever. Other way I will forward the video to all your friends.
Reported Name of Scam: “Now we are really close”.
Dont mind on my illiteracy, I am from China.
I loaded mine virus onto your device.
Then I thiefted all personal data from your OS. Moreover I had slightly more evidence.
The most amusing evidence which I stole- its a record with your wanking.
I adjusted malware on a porn web page and after you loaded it. The moment you chose the video and tapped on a play button, my malware immediately loaded on your system.
After downloading, your web camera shoot the record with you wanking, in addition software saved the porn video you masturbated on. In next week my deleterious soft captured all your social and work contacts.
If you want to destroy the records- pay me 329 united state dollar in Bitcoins.
Its my Btc address – 1AG4eQxJ2EYNGGgpGrSdhzN8Ajw8D2qoGV
You have 24 hours to go since now. When I receive transaction I will erase the evidence evermore. Differently I will forward the tape to all your contacts.
Reported Name of Scam: “Your reputation is at stake”.
Do not consider on my illiteracy, Im from Japan.
I put the malware on your device.
Since that moment I stole all confidential background from your device. Furthermore I received a little bit more then just data.
The most interesting evidence which I thieftend- its a record with your self-abusing.
I adjusted malware on a porn web site and then you installed it. When you decided with the video and clicked on a play, my virus instantly downloaded on your Operating System.
After adjusting, your front-camera made the video with you wanking, furthermore I captured exactly the porn video you chose. In next week my virus found all your social media and email contacts.
If you wish to delete the videotape- send me 300 euro in BTC(cryptocurrency).
Here is my Bitcoin wallet address – 17zZN65rYffp3SpDsmMXA34zhU1i7c3NJA
You have 22 h. since now. As soon as I see transfer I will destroy the evidence evermore. Other way I will send the video to all your contacts.
These are the bitcoin addresses reported to be associated with this blackmail scam genre.
|Bitcoin Address||Current Balance||Total Received||# Tx||Last Transaction|
|1AG4eQxJ2EYNGGgpGrSdhzN8Ajw8D2qoGV||0.00010795||0.00010795||1||11 Mar 18|
So far the total received balance of all the bitcoin addresses reported to BitcoinWhosWho is 23.03498249 BTC.
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