In our modern computer world there is always some type of malware or spam attack occurring. The latest thing from the bad guys is called “Blackmail Spam”. It is an email that tells people they have one of their passwords and then demands money to keep the password private. Actually, the Blackmail Spam scam is much more sophisticated than that, this article explains how it works. The article is a bit long, but worth your time. I have received one of these Blackmail Spam emails. They are a bit alarming at first glance. But, if you know what to look for, you can protect yourself.