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Sextortion, Hacking, Gets Former State Dept. Employee 57 Months In Prison
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Gary Scott
Gary Scott,
User Rank: Strategist
3/29/2016 | 2:37:55 PM
Sextortion - the Permanent Fix
The best fix to Sextortion: Unless you are Paris Hilton or a Kardashian, don't post naked photos of yourself.
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
3/23/2016 | 12:10:36 PM
Security questions are at fault, too
Even when sextortionist fraudsters aren't perpetrating phishing schemes, they're successful in their efforts in other ways -- by using security questions (the answers to which often being easily researchable and found on the Internet) to get around passwords.
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
3/22/2016 | 12:15:46 PM
Social Engineering
Just shows you how powerful social engineering can be based on how simplistic it is to perform.


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