We all know that computer hackers steal identities and steal money directly from individuals and companies respectively.What you may not have imagined is the hacker who overcomes the security on a young teenager’s laptop, gains control of his or her files, and uses the camera to take compromising or at least embarrassingly intimate pictures of her (or him).The site is a true playground for open minded adults looking to hookup using Skype, or even in person.The service is well established with tens of thousands of users from around the world.After weeks or months of flattery, attention, even gifts of flowers and trinkets, the man asks the woman – to whom he has pledged undying love – for just a small favor. He gets paid in money orders in a foreign country and can’t cash them. I have a very creative imagination and am looking to share my most intimate fantasies with a receptive listener. It clearly states what the user is looking for in a non-threatening and approachable manner.
Other perpetrators engage users in chat rooms and initiate a flirtation.According to an article on the website Find Law, these crimes are on the rise.Easily perpetrated by predators posing as Facebook friends and sending their victims files to download, or by brute hacking into IP addresses, this access gives the hacker complete access to his or her victim.Would the woman of his dreams be so kind as to cash them for him, then wire the money to him in the distant country where he is working? When she does, her bank demands that she compensate them for what are obviously phony money orders.