February 9, 2023

In the newest example of Elon Musk’s identity (opens in a new tab) being abused in cryptocurrency scams, a threat actor is targeting the eccentric billionaire’s newest Twitter followers, security experts have warned.

As reported by BleepingComputerTo create a false impression of legitimacy, a scammer created a Twitter account with a nameless username and used the company logo to place the profile picture. They then started monitoring Elon Musk’s Twitter account for new followers, and adding them to a list called “Deal of the Year”.