Phishing scams are a popular go-to for hackers.  They use scare tactics to convince you to pay them!  The latest one looks something like this:

What’s wrong with this email?

1:  The email doesn’t have specific information; they have your email but don’t name of the site or send proof.  If they were going to blackmail you shouldn’t they have send proof?

2:  They offer to send proof to your friends but not to you.

3:  Like so many other phishing scams, this email is full of spelling and grammar mistakes.

What to do if you get the email:

1:  Don’t pay the ransom – they are bluffing!

2:  Even if the email has your name on it, don’t send money – with all of the breaches lately it’s easy to get your name.

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