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Doing so will empower employees to help protect a company’s data and reputation.

Even so, that’s just the beginning of what enterprises should be doing to protect themselves against digital extortion.

People, consciously or not, consider their online sexual relationships as real—they experience psychological states similar to those typically elicited by offline relationships.

Accordingly, cybersex is about sex, but a form of sexual encounter involves experiences typical of other encounters, such as sexual arousal, masturbation, orgasm, and satisfaction.

The webcam is a cherished tool of digital extortionists.

With the help of a remote access trojan (RAT) like Black Shades or Dark Comet, a bad actor can “slave” a user’s computer, assume control over their webcam, record the unknowing individual, and leverage that footage to get what they want from their victim.

(Not his real name, either.) Fraudsters like Omar lurk on Facebook in search of victims.

When they find a target, they connect with them via video call on Skype or Facebook.

They then use a pre-recorded video of a girl downloaded from a pornographic website to trick the user into thinking they’re talking with someone in real time.

The scammers go to every length to make the chat session appear legitimate.

As Omar says the entire scam takes about one hour and consists of three 20-minute segments: chatting, filming the video, and threatening the user.