New phishing campaign lures victims with new Elon Musk Twitter verification rules

Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter is being used by scammers as a lure to steal login credentials from “famous or well-known” persons, or those believing to fit the category.

A new phishing campaign is based around Elon Musk’s plan to monetize Twitter’s Blue Checkmark, a symbol given to accounts whose identities (opens in new tab) have been verified and is used to minimize impersonation fraud that’s rampant on the platform.

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