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Scary Email Scams...

Just got a beaut...


Email claims to have captured me in a compromising video by hacking my webcam and will send it to everyone in my addressbook unless I send $1900 to his bitcoin account. Includes an old password of mine as 'proof'.


As if... Did a little research and apparently four people have already fallen for this. The Bitcoin account was flagged as fraudulent:


Came through an MS server, so I reported it to their abuse and legal and offered to assist in any prosection. Let's see how far that goes (not expecting much).


Be careful out there folks...

* Disclaimer: I am a HughesNet customer and not a HughesNet employee. All of my comments are my own and do not necessarily represent HughesNet in any way.