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New extortion campaign targets website owners and demands bitcoin ransom

New extortion campaign targets website owners and demands bitcoin ransom
  • The email threatens website owners to ruin their site’s reputation by sending hundreds of spam messages and abusive messages to thousands of websites from their domain.
  • The scam email then asks the victims to pay a ransom of 0.3 BTC to avoid their website to get blocked.

What is the issue?

A new extortion campaign is underway, wherein scammers threaten website owners that their website will be blocked for a lifetime if they do not pay 0.3 BTC.

More details on the campaign

  • This extortion scam campaign targets website owners stating that the scammers will ruin their website’s reputation and get them blocked for spam.
  • The email goes on to say that they will do this by sending hundreds of spam messages and abusive messages to thousands of websites from their domain.
  • The scam email then asks the victims to pay a ransom of 0.3 BTC to avoid their website to get blocked.

Contents of the email

Hey. Soon your hosting account and your domain xxx.nl will be blocked forever, and you will receive tens of thousands of negative feedback from angry people.

Here is a list of what you get if you don’t follow my requirements:

  • abuse spamhouse for aggressive web spam tens of thousands of negative
  • reviews about you and your website from angry people for aggressive
  • web and email spam lifetime blocking of your hosting account for
  • aggressive web and email spam lifetime blocking of your domain for
  • aggressive web and email spam Thousands of angry complaints from angry
  • people will come to your mail and messengers for sending you a lot of
  • spam complete destruction of your reputation and loss of clients
  • forever for a full recovery from the damage you need tens of thousands of dollars

Do you want this?

If you do not want the above problems, then before June 1, 2019, you need to send me 0.3 BTC to my Bitcoin wallet: 19ckouUP2E22aJR5BPFdf7jP2oNXR3bezL

How do I do all this to get this result:

1. I will send 30 messages to 13 000 000 sites with contact forms with offensive messages with the address of your site, that is, in this situation, you and the spammer and insult people. And everyone will not care that it is not you.

2. I’ll send 300 messages to 9,000,000 email addresses and very intrusive advertisements for making money and offer a free iPhone with your website address xxx.nl and your contact details. And then send out abusive messages with the address of your site.

3. I will do aggressive spam on blogs, forums and other sites (in my database there are 35 978 370 sites and 315900 sites from which you will definitely get a huge amount of abuse) of your site xxx.nl. After such spam, the spamhouse will turn its attention on you and after several abuses your host will be forced to block your account for life. Your domain registrar will also block your domain permanently,” the extortion email read, BleepingComputer reported.

The bottom line

If you receive such an email threatening to ruin your site’s reputation and get it blocked forever, then remember it is just spam, so simply mark it as spam and delete it.

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