RAT Software Scam Virus (E-Mail Blackmail) – How to Remove
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RAT Software Scam Virus (E-Mail Blackmail) – How to Remove

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What is the “RAT Software” scam e-mail? What are the “RAT Software” scam messages? How to remove the RAT Software e-mail scam from your computer and stop seeing it?

The RAT Software e-mails are a part of a lot of different scam messages sent out there. Their main idea is to convince you to pay the sum of $600 in BitCoin. The main message that is sent by the RAT Software aims to lure you into paying by threatening you that your computer has been compromised by a RAT Software (Remote Access Trojan). While you may not know if this is the case, cyber-criminals pretend that they have gotten hold of all your passwords and sensitive data. If you want to know how to remove the “Save Yourself” scam, then we strongly suggest that you read this article thoroughly.

Threat Summary

NameRAT Software Scam Virus
TypeScam / Virus
Short DescriptionVicious blackmain scam that could be sent to you via malware or trackers on your computer tht could have obtained your data.
SymptomsE-mails coming from unfamiliar e-mail addresses or IP addresses starting with “We have installed one RAT software”.
Distribution MethodBundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.
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RAT Software Scam Virus – How Did I Get It and What Does It Do?

RAT Software scam belongs to the Sextortion scams, meaning that it is likely spread via massive e-mail spam campaigns. Usually scammers tend to send different types of e-mails to victims by a pre-set list of victim addresses to be attacked. How they have such lists of e-mails is not yet clear. One probable way they have gotten your e-mail is by you typing it on a suspicious site or having an adware or other unwanted software on your computer.

Whatever the case may be, once you start seeing it, the RAT Software scam could begin to appear in your inbox with a message targeting your mail name:

Hi, dear user of {Your E-Mail Here}. We have installed one RAT software into you device For this moment your email account is hacked too. Changed your password? You’re doing great! But my software recognizes every such action. I’m updating passwords! I’m always one step ahead…. So… I have downloaded all confidential information from your system and I got some more evidence. The most interesting moment that I have discovered are videos records where you masturbating. I posted EternalBlue Exploit modification on porn site, and then you installed my malicious code (trojan) on your operation system. After installation, your front camera shoots video every time you masturbate, in addition, the software is synchronized with the video you choose. For the moment, the software has harvrested all your contact information from social networks and email addresses. If you need to erase all of your collected data and video with your enjoy, send me $600(usd) in BTC (crypto currency).

RAT Software e-mails are getting more and more popular as the reports for those types of e-mails accumulate:

Be advised that opening those e-mails is not something that you should do, espeically clicking on web links or downloading attached files. This may result in a malware infection and if you have opened the mails themselves, chances are that you already could be compromised. If you have come across the RAT software sextortion scam, we recommend that yoou check your PC or Mac if they have been infected by malware already.

Detect and Remove RAT Software Scam from Your Computer

RAT Software scam can turn out to be directly dangerous for your machine. In order to check for any viruses that may have infected you as a result of opening the e-mails, we strongly advise you to read the removal instructions that are posted underneath. If you are unsure that you can identify and remove the malware manually, then we advise that you scan your machine with a professional anti-malware software. Such advanced cleaner can effectively detect and delete any actual threats that may compromise your computer system.

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Ventsislav Krastev

Ventsislav has been covering the latest malware, software and newest tech developments at SensorsTechForum for 3 years now. He started out as a network administrator. Having graduated Marketing as well, Ventsislav also has passion for discovery of new shifts and innovations in cybersecurity that become game changers. After studying Value Chain Management and then Network Administration, he found his passion within cybersecrurity and is a strong believer in basic education of every user towards online safety.

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