Then we heard from Brendan, a caller whose friend had been blackmailed after meeting a girl online, chatting with her by video, and then being filmed wanking.
He took the phone and messaged the the girl pretending to be a police officer.Actually, turns out there's a site where you can already watch the live footage of thousands of CCTV cameras from all over the world."All of our computers might currently be infected," the professor said.The statistics from Australia's very own government cybercrime initiative are a lot lower.It recorded about 4,000 reports of 'scams or fraud' cybercrime in a three-month period at the end of last year."If you are worried you should clean the computer, wipe the hard disk and reinstall the operating system."Simple. He posted this message on Facebook:"I put up a Facebook post and let everyone know I was hacked," he said.
The hackers, who wrote every second email in French, wanted Matt to send the money to Mali in west Africa. "I let them know they got me in a private moment and they threatened to release a video unless I paid them money.So I ended up bluffing them and said I told everyone that matters to me about the video and couldn't afford to pay them.So they never sent the video."Thanks triple j textline.He said there were probably a lot more computers infected than we know."There's a lot more people than we know because there could be hackers in big centers watching video streams just waiting for something to happen," he said. Professor Seltsikas said hackers on the other side of the world were watching thousands of Australians through their webcams, and waiting for them to have a wank.That was the last they heard."I tried to send them the most official message I could," he said."I don't know if they ever did buy it."Apparently this is what Mark Zuckerberg does: Which makes you think it's a good idea.