Police warn the public about extortion schemes with a twist

Kingston Police have released a warning about extortion schemes occurring over email. “So, you may or may not visit sensitive websites every now and again. But, what happens when a hacker tries to blackmail you with “proof” of you on a sensitive website?” Kingston Police asked in a release, dated

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Police warn parents about youth sextortion through image sharing

Kingston Police are warning parents about an increasing and serious trend involving youth being extorted for money. There has been a concerning rise in teenagers reporting issues surrounding video communication with adults posing as teenagers, according to a report from Kingston Police, dated Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. On platforms that

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MOH, OPP assisting in investigation of suspected ransomware attack at Kingston hospital

A number of government agencies are assisting in the investigation into a suspected ransomware attack at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, according to the Ministry of Health. “The Ministry of Health is aware of a potential REvil Ransomware incident at Kingston Health Science Centre. Kingston Health Science Centre is continuing to

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