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Extortion Emails Threaten DDOS Attacks

on May 12, 2017 | by Troy Gill | DDoS, Digital Degenerate, email threat, Ransomware, Security Risks, Tech News

Attackers are currently sending personalized emails attempting to extort money from website owners across the net. The sender promises to commit a distributed denial of service - DDOS - attack, to the tune of 1Tbps, against the recipients website unless they make a one-time payment of .1 Bitcoins. T ... read more