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Scammers switch from Ashley Madison extortion to death threats

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Oct 30, 2015.

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    Last week, Salted Hash reported on the extortion attempts by a group of scammers targeting the leaked Ashley Madison email list. Since that report, the extortion attempts have continued, but on Friday, the latest emails shifted from promises of leaked information and DDoS attacks, to direct death threats.

    The email address delivering the death threat is the same address that delivered all the other extortion attempts; sharingservices [at] aol.com.

    The previous report on this group and their scams covered the period from September 22 until October 19, 2015. Since that time, the group has sent four other emails.

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