Sextortion in the Far East, the old and the new

Sextortion is not new. It has been around since the webcam days. However, do you know what is the old and new modus operandi of sextortion? Cybercriminals are taking advantages of the convergence of the power of the smartphone and the features of chat apps to lure victims into compromising situations and blackmail them.

Here is Trend Micro’s latest paper, Sextortion in the Far East. It talks about the latest developments concerning online blackmail. So, be careful who you befriend on cyberspace.

If you are interested in the topic, check out Trend Micro’s blog post.

Comparison of old sextortion scheme to the new one


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