Mimi Grant from ABL shares her personal sextortion experience in this vlog. In our previous blog, Sextortion: The New Threat No One is Talking About, Alvaka’s CEO shared the email that Mimi received and resources to handle and prevent this exploitation. In the video below, Mimi goes into detail about how a sextorter somehow learned one of her username and password combinations and tried to blackmail her into paying a bitcoin confidentiality fee. She also discusses some additional tips she was given from Alvaka’s COO & CISO, Kevin McDonald, to help protect herself against hackers in the future.
Chances are that tempers were frayed, sponsors were unhappy, and team members were working ridiculous hours. Chances are, too, that this happened because someone underestimated the amount of work needed to complete the project.
People often underestimate the amount of time needed to implement projects, particularly when they’re not familiar with the work that needs to be done