Several users have reported observing several Bitcoin extortion emails with the subject “[redacted name] : [redacted pw]” and “I hacked your device [email address] and you have a problem now…”. in a new wave of social engineering attacks.
Social engineering is the most effective way of observing the details of the target user and gather information through different social media platforms to manipulate individuals into divulging confidential or personal information that may be used for fraudulent purposes.
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