Narendra Modi Twitter
However, the Prime Minister’s personal Twitter handle remained unaffected by the incident. The case is being investigated and tweets have been taken down. This latest Twitter hack comes at a time when he announced the ban of 118 apps yesterday.
Several cryptic tweets were posted on the Twitter handle narendramodi_in on Thursday morning. Later, Twitter confirmed to several media organizations that they were aware of the hack and took steps to secure the account.
“We are actively investigating the situation. At this time, we are not aware of additional accounts being affected,” the news agency Reuters quoted a Twitter spokesperson as saying.
A tweet on the Twitter account of PM Modi’s personal website reads: “I appeal to all of you to donate generously to PM National Relief Fund for Kovid-19, now India starts with cryptocurrency, please crypto Download currency to 0xe073DB1e5752faFF169B1ede7E8E94bF808080.
Editors’ Pick :
- Government blocks 118 mobile apps including PUBG Mobile, BAIDU which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India
- The brains behind the epic twitter hack is a 21-year-old
- Pakistan Border Action Team plans an attack on Indian Army posts to help infiltrate Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist
“Yes this account has been hacked by John Wick ([email protected]), we have not hacked Paytm Mall,” read another tweet.
In July, unknown hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities, and major companies in an apparent bitcoin scandal.
Fake tweets from several billionaires, including former President Barack Obama, Democratic Presidential front-runner Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates, and Tesla Elon Musk.
Celebrity Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian West were also hacked. Fake tweets given for sending USD 2,000 for every 1,000 USD sent to an anonymous bitcoin address.