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“Your money or your life!” —Nasty tricks Internet black­mailers use

Online fraud­sters keep finding ever new ways to get their hands on your money — quite fre­quently involving black­mail. Pro­tect yourself!

Whether they threaten to encrypt all of their vic­tims’ com­puter data or to infect their family with the corona virus: Crim­i­nals can be very cre­ative when trying to squeeze money out of Internet users.

The new Lucerne Uni­ver­sity of Applied Sci­ences and Arts article describes some cur­rent black­mailing methods and effec­tive counter-mea­sures to take. Don’t fall for those fraudsters!

Nasty tricks Internet black­mailers use

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