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FBI: Extortion e-mail, tech support scam-bags turning up the heat

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jun 2, 2016.

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    Not that summer time has anything to do with it but the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) warned that e-mail extortion campaigns and the tedious tech support scams have heated up in recent weeks.

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    The IC3 said the recent uptick in email extortion comes from the data breaches at organizations like Ashley Madison, the IRS, Anthem and many others where tons personal information was stolen.

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