Former cop abused unrevoked system access to extort women

Categories: News

Categories: Privacy

Tags: Snapchat

Tags: Bryan Wilson

Tags: LMPD

Tags: Louisville Metropolitan Police Department

Tags: cyberstalking

Tags: sextortion

Details of a cyberstalking and sextortion case involving a former cop and his Snapchat victims have come to light.

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Sextortionists used mobile malware to steal nude videos, contact lists from victims

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Tags: interpol

Tags: sextortion

Tags: mobile malware

Tags: extortion

In an international police action supported by Interpol, law enforcement agencies have uncovered and dismantled an international sextortion ring.

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A week in security (August 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2022 11:38:31 +0000

The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.

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When a sextortion victim fights back

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 19:14:53 +0000

A college student fell victim to a Snapchat sextortion scheme. With a friend’s help, she ‘hacked back’ and sent him to jail.

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How to avoid being scammed this Valentine’s Day

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 15:06:14 +0000

From romance scams and sextortion, to fake dating sites and phishing campaigns, here’s how to avoid a sting in the tail this Valentine’s Day.

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A week in security (January 20 – 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:17:14 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including tech support scams, deepfakes, and the latest ransomware attack in Florida.

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Nuclear Bot Author Arrested in Sextortion Case

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 19:09:10 +0000

Last summer, a wave of sextortion emails began flooding inboxes around the world. The spammers behind this scheme claimed they’d hacked your computer and recorded videos of you watching porn, and promised to release the embarrassing footage to all your contacts unless a bitcoin demand was paid. Now, French authorities say they’ve charged two men they believe are responsible for masterminding this scam. One of them is a 21-year-old hacker interviewed by KrebsOnSecurity in 2017 who openly admitted to authoring a banking trojan called “Nuclear Bot.”

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