Dancehall artiste Chronic Law is upset that hackers have taken over his Instagram, email and Youtube pages and are attempting to extort him for US$10,000 to regain control of the pages.
"Last night, mi forward in and realize say dem hack mi email, and ah say mi fi pay dem $10,000 US fi get it back and then now dem a remove mi video dem one by one from YouTube, dem all a send mi video as dem a delete it. De man dem a try mash up mi career," a frustrated Chronic Law told Loop News reporter Claude Mills.
"Dem a remove the songs dem with the most views too, like Hilltop, Government and Circumstances from YouTube. Jah know," he said.
The hacker even boasted that "I didn't hack the page, I guess the password, anyways I texted to make a deal if you want that deal, let me know".
The artiste is the latest dancehall artiste to have his page hacked, joining a list that includes Bounty Killer, Renee 6:30, and Shauna Chin.
The hacker culture is a subculture of individuals who enjoy the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming limitations of software systems to achieve novel and clever outcomes
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