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ransonware email

  • 21 June 2019
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Receivedan email threatening to send a compromising video of me to all my contacts unless I send a ransom of $500 in bitcoin to the senders account. What are my options and recommendations?
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Best answer by TripleHelix 21 June 2019, 19:59

Hello @Jftowry and Welcome to the Webroot Community!

If it's just an email it's probably a scare or scam email but if you want a security check then Submit a Support Ticket and they can check your system out.

See this article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2018/06/22/scammers-are-hitting-email-inboxes-with-a-ransomware-protection-racket/#ff0ff7636015

Thanks,
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Hello @Jftowry and Welcome to the Webroot Community!

If it's just an email it's probably a scare or scam email but if you want a security check then Submit a Support Ticket and they can check your system out.

See this article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2018/06/22/scammers-are-hitting-email-inboxes-with-a-ransomware-protection-racket/#ff0ff7636015

Thanks,

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