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A number of verified Twitter accounts were compromised Monday - including those owned by a USA lawmaker, a film company, and a book publisher - all to impersonate SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk.
At the Black Hat cybersecurity conference this August, computer researchers at Duo Security said an analysis of 88 million Twitter accounts between May and July 2018 revealed a huge bot-net that was actively promoting cryptocurrency scams.
In order to add legitimacy to the competition, several other scam accounts often appeared in the replies to the giveaway claiming to have in fact received certain amounts of the digital currency from Musk.
Just one day ago, an anonymous group of hackers breached that Twitter accounts of Matalan and PatheUK, two British media outlets that have been verified (denoted by the iconic blue checkmark) and have garnered thousands of followers.
To contain this, micro-blogging site Twitter came up with a rule which prevents users from selecting his or her name to Elon Musk.
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The account, however, has now been regained following the removal of the malicious tweets and any mentions of Elon Musk.
Twitter actually locked Musk's account for some time, believing it had actually been compromised.
In both cases, the scams have stayed up for enough time for attackers to con Twitter users into handing over bitcoin - but Twitter says it is responding to these incidents as efficiently as possible.
The names of several other notable figures have also been used in similar crypto scams. These fakes of the past, however, only used Musk's name and likeness.
What is Twitter doing about it?
"Twitter has also substantially improved how we tackle cryptocurrency scams on the platform", a Twitter spokesperson told ZDNet. "In the last week alone, user impressions have fallen by a multiple of 10, a significant improvement on previous action rates".
It seems, however, that "Elon Musk" is playing some tricks on Twitter again.
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