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Old 13.01.2019, 14:05
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

I recently had an email in German telling me to immediately transfer a large sum in bitcoins and if I didn't then all my social media (specifically Facebook) contacts, family, friends and work colleagues would receive a video of me 'doing something to myself' in front of my webcam...

I saw two main flaws with this threat:

1. I have never had a facebook account or any other social media account.
2. I don't have a webcam and have not had one for over 15 years.

In my view these things are just sent out totally at random. I found the email in an account that is barely used and it was not addressed personally to me.
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