23 Aug '15, 7am

Blackmailers demand 1.0000001 Bitcoin from hacked Ashley Madison users

Blackmailers demand 1.0000001 Bitcoin from hacked Ashley Madison users

32 million Ashley Madison users were exposed earlier this week after the service was breached by hacking group, the “Impact Team”, exposing cheaters worldwide. At least 60GB of emails, addresses, search history and messages were released on unencrypted files on the dark web, and has since been accessible by searchable databases , making it even easier for suspecting partners to find out if their spouses are unfaithful. To make matters even worse for people, extortionists are now trawling through the database and demanding Bitcoin payments from users. According to security researcher Brian Krebs , criminals are threatening to expose users to their significant others, unless a payment of exactly 1.0000001 BTC ($232 USD) is paid into their wallets. The North-Virginian based researcher was forwarded an extortion email, which requested the money be sent to a Bitcoin wallet with...

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