Israeli banks report extortion attempt by hacker demanding payoff in Bitcoin
In emails, unknown person threatens to reveal details of millions of banking customers.
At least three Israeli banks have received emails from an unknown individual threatening to release the personal details of millions of customers unless a payment of tens of thousands of shekels is made – in the virtual online currency Bitcoin. Israel Discount Bank, the First International Bank of Israel and Bank Yahav all received similar demands, sent via the “contact...
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