Social Media: A New Scam – Sextortion

By Nalates Urriah – Nalates’ Things & Stuff. Visit Social Media: A New Scam – Sextortion for original post.

Today I find a new scam is popping up on the Internet. Basically blackmail, a really old crime. The media is giving it a new name to describe a specific kind of crime: sextortion. Sextortion is the scam of getting someone into an online sex thing where it can be videoed or pictures taken. This … Continue reading

Second Life: Scam at Play

By Nalates Urriah – Nalates’ Things & Stuff. Visit Second Life: Scam at Play for original post.

Every so often someone figures out a new way to scam those in Second LifeTM. Seems a new scam has popped up. Links are placed into comments in group chat. Most of us just paste a URL (http://www.someplace…) in and keep going. BUT… SL chat has the ability to make text links (link), text hiding … Continue reading