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Email Search Tools Are Being Used to Extort Victims of Data Breach

  • Forbes, Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:38 AM
Email search tools have hit the market to help scammers take advantage of hacked data. In the wake of Sony and Ashley Madison data breaches, these services will scan bulk email data for keywords that can be used to extort parties involved. For instance, the service can be used to search out a politician who used the infidelity site Ashley Madison.

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