Twitter, Elon Musk and cryptocurrency scams

Those who follow Musk on the Twitter platform have found themselves targeted by fraudsters who are new followers added to the list named “Deal of the Year”. Image

It is a Twitter list that serves as bait and potential victims motivates them to pay small sums in cryptocurrencies, and in return they are promised five thousand Bitcoins. Those who follow Musk are being targeted, as well as the accounts of the companies Tesla and SpaceX, and all those connected. And the fraud has a name – Freedom Giveaway, and the attackers are all new followers of the mentioned accounts they send notifications about the “raffle”. Image

There are over 150 Twitter users on the lista the ad is made to look like a tweet from Elon Musk’s official profilewhich promises free cryptocurrencies to randomly selected new followers. Experts warn that those who follow public figures on Twitter should be especially careful in connection with messages and notifications from unknown accounts, a paying to participate in sweepstakes is not recommended at all.

Source: Bleeping Computer

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