Android App Tricks Victims for Online Sex Acts

Trend Micro, the cybersecurity firm based in Irving, Tex., said criminals have developed advanced mobile applications and tools that siphon their victims’ online passwords and contacts to increase the chance that they will pay blackmail after tricking people into performing embarrassing sexual acts on the Internet. In a report provided to The New York Times, Trend Micro’s researchers detailed a new Android app that criminals are using to pressure their victims into paying blackmail fees.