'Browser started out operating as a RDP having a keylogger' Email Scam

Posted: July 31, 2020

'Browser started out operating as a RDP having a keylogger' Email Scam Description

Online con artists love to use fearmongering strategies to trick potential victims into performing actions that they would not otherwise perform. Such tactics have been around since the Internet became popular, and, unfortunately, it is unlikely that they will go away anytime soon. The 'Browser started out operating as an RDP having a keylogger' email scam is one of the latest tactics to circulate online, and it is being spread via fake email messages.

If one of these emailsend up in your inbox, you might get a bit scared at first, because the message contains some very worrisome statements. According to the sender, they know one of your passwords, and they were able to obtain this piece of information by commanding your browser to work as a keylogger when you were browsing adult videos – a poorly constructed lie that any tech-savvy person will spot right away. What may make the 'Browser started out operating as an RDP having a keylogger' email scam more convincing is that it may include one of the victim's old passwords – this might convince many users that the hacker's warnings are real. We assure you that there is a reasonable explanation of how they got their hands on this information – the con artist has learned your email address by browsing online password leaks from websites that were hacked previously. This means that they might have obtained one of your old passwords from a website that you do not even remember registering in.

We assure you that threats like the 'Browser started out operating as an RDP having a keylogger' email scam should never be taken seriously. In this particular scenario, the con artists ask to be paid a fee of $1029 via Bitcoin – they threaten to release Web camera video and footage of you to all your contacts if you do not cooperate. These threats are a bluff, and you should not fall for them.

If you see the 'Browser started out operating as an RDP having a keylogger' message in your inbox, it is advised to delete it and immediately report and ignore the sender.

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