Scammers Use Sextortion, Bomb Threat To earn $1.2 Mn In Bitcoin

A cybersecurity firm, Symantec has reported that cybercriminals has obtained around $1.2 million in Bitcoin (BTC) through sextortion and bomb threat scams over period of year, the scammers operate by sending email claims to be a member of law enforcement who found child pornography on the receiver’s device & ask for hundreds of dollars. Symantec recommended that individuals take extra email security measures to protect against such scams.

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