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Patreon users threatened by Ashley Madison scammers

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Nov 21, 2015.

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    Over the last few days, the group responsible for extortion attempts and death threats against Ashley Madison users has turned to a new set of targets – Patreon users.

    The group sending the messages has claimed to be DD4BC, and they have a history of extortion and DDoS attacks. They surfaced in 2014 and until recently they've kept their efforts below the radar.

    In an email sent from the same forged AOL account used in previous campaigns, sharingservices [at] aol.com, the new messages demand a payment of 1 BTC or else the Patreon user will have their personal information exposed:

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