What is “Valitettavasti minulla on sinulle huonoja uutisia” EMAIL?
Hei! Valitettavasti minulla on sinulle huonoja uutisia. email is a variant of the sextortion scam. Sextortion email scams are targeting email accounts and convincing users they’ve been hacked. Sextortion scams claim that someone has installed malware onto the victim’s computer and they recorded the victim watching porn videos. They threaten to publicize that information if the victim doesn’t pay up — often through a bitcoin payment.
- What is “Valitettavasti minulla on sinulle huonoja uutisia” EMAIL?
- What to do when you receive the scam email
“Valitettavasti minulla on sinulle huonoja uutisia” SCAM in detail
The scam is a new sextortion scam that targets Finnish users. This scam is a new version of the Unfortunately, there are some bad news for you Scam. Scammers use email spam to promote this scam and create many new victims. Scammers slightly modified the original text and translated it into Finnish, preserving the meaning of the text. The size of the ransom has also changed, with the scammers now demanding 1350 € from their victims. In addition, scammers are now using a new bitcoin wallet with the address 13XbYjAxrgSwsvMM4hXQpdwEqQTA5vbvnE. Otherwise, everything remained the same, the scammers sent this scam to thousands of users, hoping that a few of them would be naive enough to pay the required ransom.
|Name||Hei! Valitettavasti minulla on sinulle huonoja uutisia.|
|Type||Sextortion, Bitcoin Blackmail Scam|
|Ransom amount||1350 €|
|Subject line:||Älä unohda maksamatonta maksuasi. Maksa nyt velkasi loppuun.|
|Distribution method||spam email campaigns|
As we have already reported above, there are other variants of the sextortion scam, for example: There is an overdue payment under your name. Please, settle your debts ASAP., I have to share bad news with you, I am a Russian hacker who has access to your operating system.
What to do when you receive the scam email
We advice to someone who gets this fraudulence message:
- Do not panic.
- Do not pay a ransom.
- Ignore empty threats.
- Mark the scam email as SPAM/JUNK and then delete it.
- If there’s a link in the scam email, do not click it, otherwise you could unwittingly install malware or ransomware on your computer.
- Report the scam email to Cyber Security Centre, FTC or Police
- If you suspect that your computer is infected with malware, you accidentally clicked on a link in the scam email, or just want to scan your computer for malware, then use one of the free malware removal tools.