A phishing scam targeting the followers of Mita Murati, the CTO of OpenAI, has been exposed by crypto enthusiasts on Twitter.
OpenAI CTO's Twitter Account Hacked to Promote Crypto Scam
A phishing scam targeting the followers of Mita Murati, the CTO of OpenAI, has been exposed by crypto enthusiasts on Twitter. The scammer hacked Murati's verified account and posted a link to a fake website that claimed to offer a free airdrop of OPENAI tokens, supposedly linked to the AI firm behind ChatGPT. The tweet had restricted replies and was viewed by over 79,000 people before it was deleted.
This incident comes as OpenAI announced a $1 million grant program for AI-driven cybersecurity projects. The firm aims to use artificial intelligence to automate and improve various aspects of cybersecurity, such as vulnerability patching, social engineering prevention, and user education.