Buzzfeed News obtained this new suit this week. It was filed in response to a suit from Carey that claimed her assistant Lianna Shakhnazaryan was attempting to extort her.
After apparently raising thousands of dollars through a crowdfunding effort, The Dark Overlord have decrypted a set of the 9/11 attack connected litigation documents.
In this week’s episode of CYBER, we talk about how The Dark Overlord hacking group has evolved, and is one of the most sophisticated crews when it comes to manipulating the media.
The Dark Overlord appears to be trying to capitalize on conspiracy theories about the September 11 attacks.
The high profile federal MP previously alleged "foreign actors" had tried to extort him for sending sexually explicit photos and videos.
Jared Goetz's credit card was fraudulently charged, his phone cut-off, and his email account hacked. But in an extraordinary phone call, Goetz managed to talk the hacker down, and get his digital life back.
Hackers have hijacked the accounts of at least four high profile Instagrammers recently, locking them out and demanding a bitcoin ransom. But Instagram is silent.
Burnaby, British Columbia, has faced two dozen reports in just three months.
Twitter bots, fake reviews, and Instagram comments are the tools of a black hat SEO extortion attempt.
Scammers tricked victims to pay ransom in bitcoin for compromising video that didn't exist.
Fearing arrest, gay men fall prey to robbery, and extortion gangs.
Lawmakers are cracking down on sites like Mugshots.com and UnpublishArrest.com. At such a mushrooming online nexus of extortion and blackmail, will the legislation make any difference?