The newest Nigerian social network and first of its kind have been hijacked by internet hackers.
In latest report from the Tonesbox (https://tonesbox.com) administration, the website have been hijacked by hackers but according to the recorded statement that the website administration decided to expose publicly, the hijackers are just threats at the moment.
The Founder and intending CEO ‘Henry Junior Ogar‘ have stated that he will expose the recent development to his co-founder and intended Chief Technology officer Abdelaziz Mohammed. The decision to make him the CTO of the organization came up today after discovering that he could use Wallet Africa payments API for web payments accompanied by the already bank transfer method available.
The website have also related a message through one of it web application on twitter ‘Ho9jatvs‘ to a coder Fauziya Hammawa known as Fauxy coder on twitter, when they sent a message to her asking her to join the team due to her expertise in coding.
The website administration will further report the hijackers threat to Domain hosting.com.ng who are their current ISP (internet service providers), after leaving Web4Africa. A decision was not made on concluded suspicion but it was also noted that the hijackers go with the name Spyzone.
The administration of Tonesbox is shouting out a message to ISP to alert red on cpanel hijackers to curb this act. The hackers also mentioned that the administration shouldn’t expose them. Read below.
***SPAM*** RE: IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR YOU DON’T IGNORE!!!
From SpyZone on 2020-10-23 18:56
I have full access to your device,I’ve been watching you for some time now.
The fact is that you have been infected with malware through an adult site that you visited.
If you are not familiar with this, I will explain.
Trojan Virus gives me full access and control over your computer or other device.
This means that I can see everything on your screen, turn on the camera and microphone, but you do not know about it.
I also have access to all your contacts and all your correspondence on email@example.com etc.
Why your antivirus did not detect malware?
Answer: My malware uses the driver, I update its signatures every 4 hours so that your antivirus is silent.
I already made a video showing how you satisfy yourself in the left half of the screen, and in the right half you see the video that you watched.
With one click of the mouse, This video will go viral to all your emails and contacts on social networks.
I can also post access to all your e-mail correspondence and messengers that you use.
If you must prevent this, transfer the amount of 5000 EUR to my bitcoin address (if you do not know how to do this, write to Google: “Buy Bitcoin”).
You can also visit one of the brokers (www.Coinbase.com,www.coinmama.com. www.kucoin.com, Bitstamp, anycoindirect) or check for bitcoin ATM near you.
Step 1: Create an account on www.localbitcoins.com
Step 2: Buy Exactly 0.990364 BITCOIN @ www.coinbase, www.coinmama.com
Step 3: Send the amount on this BTC address: 3Qw4VJFX7pUw6N56cEJNzheKcboczJwYva
Step 4: Contact me on this email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com also copy to firstname.lastname@example.org with this subject: 099VIPSERVER-RESTOREKEYPC41078
After this steps you will receive through email the key and a decrypt key.
Send 5,000 EUR = 0.990364 BTC to this Bitcoin address below asap:
(copy & paste address – it’s case is sensitive)
Send exactly 0.990364 BTC to my Bitcoin wallet.
After receiving the payment, I will delete the video and swore you will never hear from me again.
You have 60 hrs (Approximately 2 days) to make this happen. I have a notice reading this letter, and the timer will work when you see this letter.
Filing a complaint somewhere does not make sense because this email cannot be tracked like my bitcoin address.
If I find that you have shared this message with someone else, the video will be immediately distributed authomatically go viral.
I am waiting for your Bitcoin payment.
Is nice knowing you. Their mail was Xpyzone@mail.com
Please spread to avert this issue and drive the hijackers away that want to bring a disaster to Nigeria Social growth. This is a technology war with hijackers and Tonesbox administration says it will find the root of it.