Beware "Extortion" Email Scams.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Regulatory & Compliance

23 August, 2018

 

Following a surge of reports over the last few weeks, the FBI warned the public on August 7th about a new extortion method that uses specific user information to add authenticity. The bulk of the reports claim to have captured embarrassing videos of users watching porn after remotely gaining access to their webcams. 

Devon Ackerman, Associate Managing Director in our Cyber Risk practice, spoke to the Philadelphia Inquirer about this global sextortion campaign and warns users to be skeptical. 

 

For the full article, please click here.

For further information, please contact:

 

Paul Jackson,  Managing Director, Asia-Pacific Cyber Security and Investigations Practice Leader, Kroll Associates (Asia)

paul.jackson@kroll.com