Officials in police station and cyber cell reported the cases where users got an unknown whats app video call with a absurd pictures and videos. Not only this, the cybercriminals send them screenshots of the video and ask money in demand and threaten them by the consequences of non-remittance of demanded sum.This case purely is of online extortion or can also be termed as cyber sextortion.
Similar cases are also trending on other social media sites like Facebook & Instagram too.
But hey calm down, we have the solution with us. Either you can file a complaint online via cybercrime.gov.in or go to nearby police station and report the same incident.
Some Pre-requisites to secure yourself from cyber sextortion ?
Don’t accept video call from unknown numbers.
Don’t accept unknown Friend request on Facebook and Instagram.