I am a professional coder and i hacked your device' Email Scam

Posted: July 31, 2020

I am a professional coder and i hacked your device' Email Scam Description

A new sextortion email scam has been bothering users around the world by threatening to release Web camera footage that was taken while they were browsing adult sites. The scary email states that a 'professional coder' has managed to hack the victim's device and plant a Trojan that would access the Web camera whenever the user visits an adult site. The 'I am a professional coder and i hacked your device' email scam message carries on by saying that the virus is automatically updated to be undetectable and that the victim's only option is to pay a ransom fee in exchange for having the malware and videos of them deleted. The ransom fee is set to $1,000, and the con artists want to be paid via Bitcoin.

Fraudulent schemes like the 'I am a professional coder and i hacked your device' email scam have become very in demand in the past few years. Unfortunately, there are still many users who are not familiar with them. We assure you that all email messages containing threats are almost guaranteed to be part of a tactic, and you should not follow the instructions they provide.

All of the contents of the 'I am a professional coder and i hacked your device' email scam message are fake, and there is neither malware nor video footage to pay for. The only action that you need to perform to escape the annoying situation is to delete the email, and then ignore the sender.

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