Hackers used PM Modi's Website's Twitter to ask for cryptocurrency
India: Sat, 05 Sep 2020 20:59, by: Staff Reporters

The tweets were posted from the Twitter account utilized by PM Modi's personal website that has just 2.5 million followers.

Narendra Modi's own site's Twitter account was hacked, and tweets presented by the hacker were requesting individuals to donate money in the form of cryptocurrency. However, the social media giant looked in to this situation. As a result, all the tweets posted because of the hacking have been taken out.

This led to a widespread of screenshots being shared across the internet where the PM of India was asking for money. It should be noted that the PM's individual account which has a massive total of 61.8 million followers was not influenced.

The tweets were posted from the Twitter account utilized by PM Modi's personal website that has just 2.5 million followers.

The now erased tweets were appealing to donate to PM National Relief  Fund for COVID-19. This is not the first time that something like this is happening to global leaders where the hackers asked for bitcoins via their accounts.

A Twitter spokesperson on this issue commented “We're aware of this activity and have taken steps to secure the compromised account. We are actively investigating the situation. At this time, we are not aware of additional accounts being impacted."

Official accounts of previous US President Barack Obama, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Microsoft founder Bill Gates alongside brands like Apple and Uber, were among the ones influenced by the hack.

Every one of these records conveyed tweets requesting that individuals give money through the digital currency of Bitcoin.

As indicated by the remainder of the deleted tweets whose screenshots are coursing through the wide world of internet and creating havocs, the record was hacked by an hacking association called John Wick. The group was also blamed for the hacking of Paytm Mall which they denied. But took responsibility for the hacking of PM Modi’s own website.


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