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Ashley Madison Account Data Used for Blackmail Campaign
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2017, 02:16:39 AM »
Ashley Madison Account Data Used for Blackmail Campaign
25 April 2017, 1:07 am

It's been so long since the Ashley Madison hack that we've all pretty much forgot about it, but the waves of that earthquake are still being felt. More specifically, a blackmailing campaign was just launched, using information of members of the famous site. 

According to ZDnet, a group with a Ukranian top level domain is sending out threats by using Ashley Madison information. 

"On May 1 2017 we are launching our new site - Cheaters Gallery - exposing those who cheat and destroy families. We will launch the site with a big email to all the friends and family of cheaters taken from facebook, linkedin and other social sites. This will include you if you do not pay to opting out," the blackmailing email reads, making it clear that they're giving these people a way out of it. 

They even go as far as to add details from these people's profiles to show they're serious and they know w... (read more)

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