Sextortion phishers are pivoting away from Bitcoin to alternative cryptocurrencies to avoid being caught by email filters, ZDNet reports. In particular, some sextortionists now rely on Litecoin, as major email providers automatically flag suspicious emails that feature Bitcoin wallet addresses. “As this latest twist shows, threat actors can switch to the next crypto currency [sic] and attempt to iterate through all the scam’s previous versions,” said phishing analysts Cofense. Litecoin is just sextortion flavor of the month Sextortion phishing scams have plagued inboxes for well over a year. They typically claim malware has infected recipient’s machines to record webcams and…

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