Graham Cluley reports:
Blackmailers are once again trying to make money out of the notorious Ashley Madison hack, which exposed the details of registered members of the cheating website in 2015.
Robin Harris writes on ZDNet that he has received a blackmail threat, alerting him that unless he pays up $500 worth of Bitcoin his personal details will be shared on a new website being created by the extortionists.
The site, which the blackmailers claim will be launched on May 1 2017, is said to be called “Cheater’s Gallery”:
“On May 1 2017 we are launching our new site — Cheaters Gallery – exposing those who cheat and destroy families. We will launch the site with a big email to all the friends and family of cheaters taken from Facebook, LinkedIn and other social sites. This will include you if do not pay to opting out.”
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