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Old 13.01.2019, 13:45
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Englishforum security breach?


Today I received a ransom email to my private gmail account, informing me that they (the sender) knows my password and then went on to show it (it was correct/accurate).

They then gave me two options

Option 1) I ignore their email at which point they will email all of my contacts with a link to some porn I've been watching (curious to know which one it is )

Option 2) I deposit an amount of US$800 using bitcoin to a particular address.

So why am I sharing this with you?

I use different passwords for every site I access/use and the password they listed/showed is the one I use to access Englishforum.

Thoughts/comments? Anyone else experience this?


ADMIN EDIT: Full statement on this security alert here: englishforum.ch/security
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