The warning that appears accuses victims of violating various U.S. laws, then locks up the victims computer. It claims that to unlock the computer and avoid legal issues, a fee of $300 needs to be paid via a prepaid Visa card. But the scam doesn’t end there.
“You can post it as long as there is nothing nefarious about it,” says LAPD cyber crimes detective Andrew Kleinick. “They are public figures and that kind of thing happens. It’s not right, [but] I know of no crime. He continues “The exception occurs when information obtained through doxxing is used to threaten someone, steal someone’s identity, or infiltrate private emails.”
According to Antisec, “Oh yes we did.” The hacktivist group says that it not only did it but that the proof is in the publishing of one million of these codes online.
Would forcing internet businesses to allow back- door surveillance really help law enforcement agencies like the FBI, or would citizens simply find a way to get around them?
Checking your DNS to make sure that it is safe from malware is important because without it you could lose your Internet services. While it is best and most effectively tested through a computer professional, it is possible to check you DNS yourself for malware.
Scammers constantly change up messages so each report is important.
The most horrific mortgage fraud involving identity theft is the sale of your property without your knowledge. The consumer may get off easy but certainly not without damage.