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ChaosCC Hacker Group

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Is anyone familiar with an email that is going around supposedly from this group claiming that they have seized my computer by infecting the OS (with a virus or malware?) and have been watching my activity online?  They claim that they will send all of my misdeeds to everyone in my contact list unless I send them a ransom in bitcodes to a specified account.  I don't believe a word of it but I am wondering if there really is some malware/virus associated with these people and, if so, how to remove it.  Thanks

Ross

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Re: ChaosCC Hacker Group

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I got similar about 6 mths ago said they watch me er doing things while watching interesting movies . considering I have no webcam this immediately showed they were lying but I still scanned with McAfee, and malwarebytes as well as several scanners mentioned here

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That said it scared me but I have been running McAfee continuously for 15 years on all my PCs and never got a virus though several were detected in downloads.. I would do some scans as mentioned and  relax.

My subject was "You have been naughty." no hacker group mentioned

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https://www.pcrisk.com/removal-guides/15708-chaoscc-hacker-group-email-scam

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Re: ChaosCC Hacker Group

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I got similar about 6 mths ago said they watch me er doing things while watching interesting movies . considering I have no webcam this immediately showed they were lying but I still scanned with McAfee, and malwarebytes as well as several scanners mentioned here

Antispyware tools

That said it scared me but I have been running McAfee continuously for 15 years on all my PCs and never got a virus though several were detected in downloads.. I would do some scans as mentioned and  relax.

My subject was "You have been naughty." no hacker group mentioned

See also

https://www.pcrisk.com/removal-guides/15708-chaoscc-hacker-group-email-scam

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