The extortion racket run by five women, which involved blackmailing politicians, businessmen and bureaucrats, used high-tech gear to secretly record victims.
Motherboard previously reported how hackers were holding high-profile Instagram accounts to ransom, and how some influencers had to turn to white-hat hackers for help.
Scammers tricked victims to pay ransom in bitcoin for compromising video that didn't exist.
Find out what horrible decision led a bad actor down an even worse path.
We spoke to an expert about the recent trend of online 'sextortion' cases involving young men.
Police say a number of young men are becoming the victims of sextortion. We spoke to one of them about how he was tricked into whipping out his dingle on camera for a stranger.
You know you're in trouble when terrorist hackers send you a satellite photo of you outside your house.
Guidelines for how to safely bang your friends online.
Franchisees were paying employees well below minimum wage, blackmailing them to work double shifts, and threatening to report foreign workers to immigration if they spoke out.
What if I were to tell you that—surprise!—you’re actually the parent of a teenager? I bet you’d want to know exactly what’s going on in his or her life.
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There have been numerous eyewitness reports and video evidence of medieval-style punishments and brutal executions being meted out by the Islamists on members of minority religious groups, secularists, and people accused of blasphemy.