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A New Scam Is Targeting Anyone Who Has Watched Porn

Police are warning internet users about a circulating scam targeting people who may be a little, uh, embarrassed of the sites they've been visiting.

The email shakedown is threatening to publish the recipient's search history unless they fork over a fee which, let's face it, is a pretty genius blackmail tactic.

"Beware of a circulating email scam which claims to install malware onto your computer which will share your browsing history (particularly adult websites) with your contacts if a ransom is not paid," the NSW Police Force Facebook page warns.

"DO NOT PAY. This is a scare campaign."

If you are lucky enough to be on the receiving end of one of these delightful electronic mails, send it straight to the recycling bin and then head along here to report it.

Be careful out there, kids.

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