When the victim opened the email, she found sexually explicit photos of herself attached and information that detailed where she worked.
Following that were details of her personal life: her husband and her three kids. The demand made this hack different: This computer intrusion was not about money.
Law enforcement authorities investigating the emails soon realized that the threatening communications were part of a larger series of crimes.
Mijangos, they discovered, had tricked scores of women and teenage girls into downloading malware onto their computers.
The philosophy behind this unconventional landing place is that chats all begin with the conversation, and in Snapchat, images do the talking.
Includes stories from Slender Man, a fictional character that inspired two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls to stab and nearly kill a friend.
Just as spoken words only hang in the air long enough for ears to hear them, these images last just long enough to be seen (or more accurately, for 24 hours) and then they disappear.
Navigating the app also works a little differently here.
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An i OS app that is used if you don’t want anyone to know that you downloaded a privacy app.