Some other crook is attempting to operate through extortion.
It is a kind of personal contest found on the internet.
Now the stranger claims to be hacking. It’s just spoofing.
The malicious tricks of the megalomaniac. That is an unfounded statement. Never, ever. Blackmailers use fear to get what they want.
If this is too much for you, go to the police station near you. Our reader, who gave us the mail, went to the police as well, and he filed a very good complaint.
The more people complain about the stories continuing, the less likely it becomes for perpetrators to tell their extortion. Go into the public. Do what you can to ban them.
But never forget it’s scam. You can safely put the email in the trash. Most of the stories are untrue and just a trick. Scam, that is all.
PLEASE F0RWARD THiS EMAiL T0 SoMEoNE iN Y0UR C0MPANY WH0 iS ALL0WED To MAKE IMPORTANT DECiSioNS!
We have hacked y0ur website and extracted your databases.
How did this happen?
0ur team has found a vulnerability within y0ur site that we were able t0 expl0it. After finding the vulnerability we were able t0 get y0ur database credentials and extract your entire database and m0ve the informati0n t0 an offsh0re server.
What does this mean?
We will systematically g0 through a series of steps 0f t0tally damaging y0ur reputation. First y0ur database will be leaked 0r sold t0 the highest bidder which they will use with whatever their intenti0ns are. Next if there are e-mails f0und they will be e-mailed that their inf0rmati0n has been sold or leaked and y0ur site was at fault thusly damaging y0ur reputation and having angry cust0mers/associates with whatever angry cust0mers/associates d0. Lastly any links that y0u have indexed in the search engines will be de-indexed based 0ff of blackhat techniques that we used in the past to de-index our targets.
How do i st0p this?
We are willing t0 refrain from destr0ying your site’s reputati0n for a small fee. The current fee is $3000 in bitcoins (.16 BTC).
Please send the bitcoin t0 the following Bitcoin address (Make sure to copy and paste):
0nce y0u have paid we will automatically get inf0rmed that it was your payment. Please n0te that you have to make payment within 5 days after receiving this e-mail 0r the database leak, e-mails dispatched, and de-index of y0ur site WiLL start!
H0w do i get Bitcoins?
You can easily buy bitcoins via several websites or even offline from a Bitcoin-ATM.
What if i don’t pay?
if you decide n0t to pay, we will start the attack at the indicated date and uphold it until you d0, there’s n0 counter measure t0 this, you will only end up wasting m0re m0ney trying to find a s0lution. We will completely destr0y your reputati0n am0ngst google and y0ur customers.
This is not a hoax, d0 n0t reply t0 this email, don’t try t0 reason or neg0tiate, we will not read any replies. once you have paid we will stop what we were doing and y0u will never hear fr0m us again!
Please n0te that Bitcoin is an0nym0us and no 0ne will find 0ut that you have complied.