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NetNewsLedger – Think Before You Post Avoid Sextortion – OPP

Criminals engaged in Cybercrime look to end their year with a bounty of your holiday cheer.

Criminals engaged in Cybercrime look to end their year with a bounty of your holiday cheer.

BLIND RIVER – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment want to warn the public about a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media like Facebook, dating sites or pornographic websites.

Sextortion is where people are lured into an online relationship through social media, dating sites or pornographic websites. As the relationship builds, victims are encouraged to use the computer’s camera and the scammer will coerce the victim to perform a sexual act on webcam. The victim is later advised that the event was recorded and to pay a fee or the video will be released publicly or sent

Read more at: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2018/01/11/think-post-avoid-sextortion-opp/

NetNewsLedger – Cyber Crime Solutions are Next!

Cyber Protection Update

Cyber Crime Update

By. Ian Jenkins

LONDON – Cybercrime attacks are expected to cost us $6 trillion a year by 2021. In a single year, cyber terrorism could cost us three times more than the entire U.S. housing and real estate industry is currently worth.

The Chairman of IBM calls it the “greatest threat to every profession, every industry, every company in the world”. Cisco cites a report saying it will be more profitable than the global trade of all major illegal drugs combined. ATT calls it the greatest transfer of economic wealth in history. Companies included today include Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN), Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV), Celestica Inc. (NYSE:CLS), Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG).

The response? A desperate scramble to ramp

Read more at: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2017/11/07/cyber-crime-solutions-next/