Elon Musk's reaction comes after he decided to put his Twitter acquisition deal on hold last week.
Musk agreed to buy Twitter for $44 billion on April 14, after previously acquiring 9.1 percent of the company's stock for $2.64 billion.
Cellphone users are receiving spam texts from their own phones—many of which include links that redirect to Russian news websites.
Explosive growth in "ultra-processed" foods that bear little resemblance to anything natural is behind a panoply of diseases. Policymakers are taking notice
The unusual emails refer to "the extortion gang TheDarkOverlord" and warn of a "a sophisticated chain attack."
The new Twitter-style platform, launched Sunday, is touted as an anti-censorship platform for conservative voices.
In a video dated May 27, user @kristinamakescontent relates how she found a way to put spam emails to good use.
"Time to organize collective readings of Snowden book everywhere," the hackers' email reads, claiming to have a copy of the bestselling book in a booby-trapped Microsoft Word document.
Last month, Twitter took down almost 200,000 China-linked accounts that were trying to undermine the protests in Hong Kong.
The ruling is meant to help cut down on spam and robotexts.
Twitter: "We're testing new measures to challenge accounts that use terms commonly associated with spam."
The culprits—who threaten to release footage to the victims' contacts—have made around $125,000 from the scheme.
A malicious spam campaign seeks to capitalize on fears surrounding the Zika virus.