Monday 16 December, 2019

Hackers demand US$10,000 from Chronic Law

Chronic Law

Chronic Law

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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