We identified thousands of wallets linked to sextortion emails, and analyzed transactions. Our research provided one of the early, financial loss estimates due to this scams.
One of the longer running scams, this has impacted individuals across the globe. The scam has siphoned off half a million dollars from unsuspecting individuals. Global coverage has helped slow down the scam's growth. However, the scam survives even today.
We continue to track the evolution of the scam and publish information based on our analysis.
We discovered one of the earliest large-scale cryptojacking instances on popular Indian websites. Two popular news websites were infected with Monero mining Coinhive. Millions of unsuspecting visitors visit these sites daily. Our efforts ultimately led to the infection being removed.
Did you know your apps spy on your most intimate moments, habits, and health information? We took a look at some of the pregnancy tracking apps popular in India. Permissions required by these apps, and the lack of a transparent privacy and data protection policy raises questions.