Reply to post: Re: I've seen a definite uptick in these

Sorry friends, I'm afraid I just can't quite afford the Bitcoin to stop that vid from leaking everywhere

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

Re: I've seen a definite uptick in these

"They all use the same throwaway password I only use on websites that insist on registration but hold no other information beyond an email address, password and login name."

Yeah, I got one like that too the other week. Most interestingly, it was addressed to SVP@mydomain, an address used exclusively for dealing with SVP. I stopped using that address and dealing with SVP after I started getting spam to that address and on contacting them, they claimed they'd not been hacked. The webcam spam, as with yours and others, included the password I used there too. That pretty much proves they did get hacked and then lied to me about it. are still in business, but I'd certainly never deal with them again.

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