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Thu May 28, 2020, 04:29 AM

Russian hacker spams website of Springfield business with porn, holds hostage for $9,500

From window replacements to insulated glass, Tessa and Adam Brooke know all things windows.

The couple, co-owners of the Window Dudes, bought the already established business six years ago. Becoming small business owners was a dream come true.

"That itís ours is the No. 1 thing," Tessa Brooke said in a phone interview.

Recently, though, the dream has been plagued by a nightmare. The Window Dudes' online domain was hijacked, and it's been spammed with pornographic images ever since.

Brooke first found out something was wrong almost two months ago when a customer called.

Read more: https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2020/05/27/springfield-business-website-hacked-russian-hacker-hold-hostage/5260397002/
(Springfield News-Leader)

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