Bitcoin hackers threaten to leak masturbation vids if victims don’t pay up

Bitcoin sextortion scams are so 2018, right? Well, there are some hackers out there that would beg to differ. It appears that residents of Norton, a small town in Kansas, US, are being targeted by scammers threatening to release sensitive material unless the victims pay a Bitcoin ransom. It’s not clear if this was an intentionally localized attack, or if others have been affected. Norton Kansas Police Department published a public notice to their Facebook page warning locals of the danger earlier today. Norton residents have been reporting an email, in which the hacker claims to have remote control over…

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