'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' Scam
The 'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' scam is run by con artists who send phishing emails to Web users and hope to extort money from their recipients. Computer security companies alert that the 'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' scam is aimed at users with limited computer literacy that might visit pornographic sites and use pirated software. The con artists associated with the 'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' scam use spam email bots to spread messages with the subject line 'Hi, my victim' and incite fear.
The emails from the 'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' campaign are styled as ransom notes that you may have seen with ransomware Trojans like the CommonRansom Ransomware. The messages employed by the 'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' scam are very similar in body to the 'Hacker who cracked your email and device' phishing emails that were reported a few days before the hoax discussed here. Both email campaigns are identical in their execution and utilize the fear of your data being exploited and encrypted. The emails may suggest that a virus was planted on your device after you have watched pornographic videos on the Internet. You may be threatened that you have been recorded using your Web camera and you need to pay 600 euro in Bitcoin (≈0.11 BTC) to a wallet address if you don't wish to see your emails, private data and video records exposed online.
PC users should retain their composure and ignore the 'Hi, my victim' messages used in the 'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' extortion scheme. The 'Hi, my victim' emails are harmless as long as you do not click on them and do not download the attached files. You can add the sender to your spam block list and report the email to your email service provider. The body of the 'My Trojan Captured All Your Private Information Email' emails is reported to contain the following:
'hello, my prey.
I write you since I put a virus on the web site with porn which you have viewed.
My trojan captured all your private information and switched on your web cam which captured the process of your masturbation. Just after that the trojan saved your contact list.
I will erase the compromising video records and information if you pay me 600 EURO in bitcoin. This is wallet address for payment : 192CdbpYmpQhbpSZy5J9qyNE3YCxPpxdxv
I give you 30 hours after you open my report for making the transaction.
As soon as you read the message I'll know it right away.
It is not necessary to tell me that you have sent money to me. This wallet address is connected to you, my system will erased automatically after transfer confirmation.
If you need 48h just Open the calculator on your desktop and press +++
If you don't pay, I'll send dirt to all your contacts.
Let me remind you-I see what you're doing!
You can visit the police office but no one can't help you.
If you attempt to cheat me, I'll see it right away!
I don't live in your country. So no one can't track my location even for 9 months.
bye. Don't forget about the disgrace and to ignore, Your life can be ruined.'>