Also, in September, Musk asked the creator of Dogecoin (DOGE), Jackson Palmer to help him get rid of annoying crypto scammers on Twitter.
Elon Musk's fake account promises to distribute 10,000 BTC (64.1 million USD) for the users but they have to deposit the money first to "prove that they are serious".
One of the most prominent victims was perhaps the Democratic state representative for New Jersey's sixth district, Frank Pallone Jr.
Daily Beast reporter Lachlan Markey received confirmation from the politician's campaign that the account had been hacked.
While the scammers first promoted their tweets, the promoted tweets were erased, but some of the accounts remain active.
Football Liverpool lose their mojo
And it has ultimately left Liverpool with real work to do in their final games away to PSG and at home to Napoli. Red Star are expected to be without Vujadin Savic due to injury but Marko Marin is set to return to the squad.
"As I'm sure you can probably guess, anyone who pays up never sees their money again and at the time of writing, the wallet involved in at least one of these operations holds around £125,000 worth of Bitcoin".
Musk's regular twitter use has also met its fair share of criticism, following incidents such as the Tesla founder accusing someone of being a pedophile and also commenting that a funding deal to take Tesla private had been made when the deal had not yet been finalized. The analysis finds that a network of 15,000 accounts stole legitimate accounts, shared fake links, and linked those through other automated accounts to make them seem credible.
The Next Web's Hard Fork has also found another scam basically at the same time.
"There's no easy way to force verified users to keep security settings such as two factor enabled, and all it takes is one successful phish to set a scam in motion", he said.
According to Business Insider, while Twitter has previously attempted to stop impersonation scams, the hackers have managed to promote their tweets and capitalize on the cryptocurrency frenzy.
Similarly, the official account of English discount clothing and homeware chain Matalan was hacked to display the same fraudulent message, attracting over 700 retweets and over 3,000 likes.
Gilligan told Entertainment Weekly he'd love to see a reunion of the characters Walter White (Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Paul). Breaking Bad follows the journey of Walter White , a timid chemistry teacher's transformation into drug kingpin Heisenberg.
What we love most about this video is that Ariana could have totally redone the whole thing, but chose not to. In Your Hands is thought to be the collaboration between Ariana Grande and Diplo which was teased in 2016.
The flight, which was scheduled to take off at 10.40am was subsequently delayed by an hour while the fruit was removed. The problem is, videos circulating where a passenger taking the video accused carrying durian as a safety hazard.
One witness saw the suspect tossing smoke bombs in front of the restaurant before watching a security guard get shot. Officers later reported a man matching the suspect's description on the ground at the scene outside a window.
More women than ever were running, along with military veterans and minorities, many of them motivated by Trump's rise. The Democratic gains were fueled by women, young and Hispanic voters, a Reuters/Ipsos Election Day poll found.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has agreed to reconvene parliament today in the hopes of ending a constitutional crisis. The Prime Minister was addressing the "Rata Rakina Jana Mahimaya" public protest rally at the Parliament Junction, Battaramulla.
Oleksandr Usyk has warned Tony Bellew his talk will count for little if he does not deliver in the ring on Saturday. For fans of the divisive but ever popular Tony Bellew this is anticipated as if it were the fight of the year.
President Trump Speaks On Election Results
The GOP's successes were fuelled by a coalition that's decidedly older, whiter, more male and less likely to have college degrees. Trump sought to take credit for retaining the GOP's Senate majority, even as the party's foothold in the House was slipping.
Steelers Could Tag Le'Veon Bell At QB Number In 2019
The Athletic reported a month ago that Bell would qualify as a third franchise tag even if he didn't show by the deadline. Bell has been working out in Miami this season, but on Monday he tweeted "Fairwell Miami" without further explanation.
Republicans Win Enough Red States To Expand Senate Control
Democrats could derail Trump's legislative agenda for the next two years should they win control of the House or the Senate. The septuagenarian also would exert influence over writing laws on guns, immigration policy and voting rights.
Native American Women Score Major First
With no challenger on Election Day, Pressley made it official that she'll be the first black person representing MA in the House. As of early Wednesday morning, voters were on track to send at least 99 women to the House, surpassing the previous record of 84.