First-Person Account: Company CEO Says Hackers Tried to Extort Sensitive Information, Money


This startling article on CNET describes “a weeklong saga of email exchanges” for one recent hacking victim. The group of hackers told this victim they wouldn’t publicly divulge information they had gotten from snooping on his accounts if he revealed sensitive information. Read the entire article to learn about the mysterious network attacks, conference call, and email activities that led up to hackers threatening to go public with his information.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.