University of Kerbala Holding a Scientific Symposium entitled (Electronic Extortion, its Risks and Treatments)

Faculty of Education for Pure Sciences / University of Kerbala has held a scientific symposium on (electronic extortion, its risks and treatments), with participation of a number of professors and researchers.
The symposium aims at explaining dangers of extortion and how to deal with it through legal methods in cooperation with authorities.
The symposium shows that electronic blackmail is a process of threatening and intimidating the victim by publishing pictures or film materials or leaking confidential information related to the victim, in exchange for paying sums of money or exploiting the victim such as disclosing confidential information of the employer or other illegal actions.
The symposium deals with methods of exploiting victims via e-mail or various social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media due to their wide spread and great use by all groups of society.