The traditional sextortion method is a simple one: scammers create fake social networking accounts, and engage strangers in conversations.These progress to video chats (Skype in many cases) and the attackers convince their victims to engage in cybersex – which is then recorded and used against them.
Just a couple of weeks ago I “made” my husband try out a brand-new “blow job robot.” Then last week Oh Mi Bod premiered the blue Motion, an external vibrator that can be remotely controlled by an app, and which Beta Beat announced might “bring us close to computer-engineered orgasms.” Obviously, it was my turn.
We record our lives through social media, and communication is so easy. The attacks are getting more elaborate, and so are the threats.
It can affect any age, but children are frequently the intended victims.
In this April 20, 2017, photo, suspected child webcam cybersex operator, David Timothy Deakin, from Peoria, Ill., is arrested by members of the National Bureau of Investigation Anti-human Trafficking division inside his home in Mabalacat, Philippines. Penciled on the wall, someone had scrawled "My Mom and Dad love me" and a broken heart.
MABALACAT, Philippines -- The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. In his computer were videos and images of young boys and girls engaged in sex acts., where pedophiles in the U.