Big Tech Boss Target

The recent news surrounding Amazon chief, Jeff Bezos, demonstrates that even leaders of giant tech companies aren’t impervious to cyber-fraud. This article in the BBC suggests that he was a victim of targeted cyber-fraud. Personal photos sent between him and his partner were obtained and used in an attempted extortion against him. The article goes…

Sextortion Variant

A common theme amongst criminals is to threaten a user with public exposure and humiliation. This version attempts to play on those fears and claims to have indiscreet footage ready to share to wider world. The reader is then asked to make an anonymous payment via bitcoin.This is a particularly distasteful type of email as…