He took the phone and messaged the the girl pretending to be a police officer.That was the last they heard."I tried to send them the most official message I could," he said."I don't know if they ever did buy it."Apparently this is what Mark Zuckerberg does: Which makes you think it's a good idea."There's a lot more people than we know because there could be hackers in big centers watching video streams just waiting for something to happen," he said. Professor Seltsikas said hackers on the other side of the world were watching thousands of Australians through their webcams, and waiting for them to have a wank.Actually, turns out there's a site where you can already watch the live footage of thousands of CCTV cameras from all over the world.The hackers, who wrote every second email in French, wanted Matt to send the money to Mali in west Africa. "I let them know they got me in a private moment and they threatened to release a video unless I paid them money.I let everyone know if they get a link to be careful if they click on it, but if they do watch the video, then enjoy.""It's not something to be ashamed of.""It wasn't an easy post to put up."He then had to tell his work colleagues as well.Philip Seltsikas, a cyber-security expert and associate professor from Sydney, told Veronica & Lewis there was no sure way of defending against ransomware.
So I ended up bluffing them and said I told everyone that matters to me about the video and couldn't afford to pay them.So they never sent the video."Thanks triple j textline.Then we heard from Brendan, a caller whose friend had been blackmailed after meeting a girl online, chatting with her by video, and then being filmed wanking.A spokesman for Vodafone said: 'By his own admission, Mr Waldrum made calls to premium rate adult entertainment services more or less continuously over a period of two months until we suspended the services on October 21 when the total debt was £91,000.