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New Extortion Scam Tied to Recent Breaches

The Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3) recently released a public service announcement about a possible link between data extortion scams and several recent breaches. According to the announcement, hackers are e-mailing victims of the breach and threatening to release their personal information to friends, family, coworkers, and social media contacts unless they pay a ransom. […]