Blackmailers threaten to leak users masturbation vids unless they pay Bitcoin ransom

Get the Full StoryIt seems the cryptocurrency community is under threat of widespread crypto-blackmail, so take caution. Cornell University computer science professor Emin G n Sirer has shared an email that appears to leverage leaked passwords to swindle Bitcoin out of unsuspecting victims, demanding they pay a ransom. After weaving an obviously fake, but plausible, scenario describing the Mr Robot-esque ability to record your screen and webcam output during some, uh, private meditation the email threatens to send recordings of you getting down with ya big bad self to friends and family. Here's a new form of cryptoblackmail. A friend received this out… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin