You will receive a message to your Facebook account from a girl profile and the text chat will be moved to Skype for Video Chat.She will start to perform adult chat and asks you to do the same.When the victim opened the email, she found sexually explicit photos of herself attached and information that detailed where she worked.
MORE: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Sextortion The three young men who came forward are all students, but not acquainted with each other. "This scam is causing considerable distress to the victims, and I urge anyone who uses any kind of social networking site to be very wary of what they are getting into," Detective Sergeant Rebecca Dyer said in the general warning issued by North Yorkshire Police.
"I am concerned that there are other victims of this scam who are too embarrassed to come forward about what has happened," Dyer continued.
There will be a screen recording apps running on their end, which records all your nude performance.
Once they got what they want, they will end the video chat and create a fake facebook profile in your name with all the information you have updated in your actual facebook profile with photos and request to your facebook friends as well.
Later in the day, to underscore his seriousness, the hacker followed up with another email threatening the victim: “You have six hours.” This victim knew her correspondent only as [email protected], but the attacker turned out to be a talented 32-year-old proficient in multiple computer languages.
Located in Santa Ana, California, his name was Luis Mijangos.
We’ve heard of stories about crooks scheming online, using various methods to deceive unsuspecting Internet users and Skype is one of the social media platforms that is used for this purpose.
Skype, released since 2003, is easily taken advantage of since calls and messages can be made to strangers for free.
The malicious software he employed provided access to all files, photos, and videos on the infected computers.