Sextortion Profits Decline Despite Higher Volume, New Techniques


April 11, 2019 - 0 Comments

Post authored by Nick Biasini and Jaeson Schultz.

Sextortion spammers continue blasting away at high volume. The success they experienced with several high-profile campaigns last year has led these attackers to continue transmitting massive amounts of sextortion email. These sextortion spammers have been doing everything they can to keep their approach fresh. Not only does this help sextortionists evade spam filters, increasing their chances of landing in recipients’ inboxes, but it also ups their chances of finding a message that has language that resonates, convincing potential victims that the perceived threat is indeed real. Let’s take a look at some of the recent changes we’ve seen in the sextortion email landscape.

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