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Sextortion 2.0: A New Lure

Back in September we released a blog about the large volume of sextortion email campaigns that were hitting people’s inboxes. We have continued to monitor the campaigns and have seen a recent change in tactics, with some unusual approaches being favoured by the sextortionists this time around.   Cisco ASA vulnerability lure – too long; didn’t […]

Sextortion – When Persistent Phishing Pays Off

You may have heard of a recent surge in sextortion-based phishing campaigns. These campaigns seek to extort victims by threatening to publicly embarrass them for engaging in a sexually-explicit act, using previously-exposed passwords as proof of compromise. This is not new; users have reported these intermittently since late 2017. However, the recent scale and persistence […]