Elon Musk and Tesla-related BTC giveaway scams are back in season in a fraud combo

From hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com

Threat actors are relentless when it comes to recycling old ruses to fool internet users and steal their money. While the ongoing pandemic and vaccination campaigns ushered in a new wave of creative scams, some malicious actors prefer to stick to old-fashioned scams that have proven efficient in the past.

Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, is a favorite among cyber thieves and spammers who use the business leader’s name and brand to steal millions from victims.

Bitdefender Antispam Lab has taken notice of spammers’ interest in the topic this month, as threat actors send tens of thousands of malicious and fraudulent Tesla-related emails to internet users.

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