PM Narendra Modi's personal website hacked: Twitter confirms that it is secured
The Twitter account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website was hacked on Thursday
The Twitter account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website was hacked on Thursday as cryptic tweets were posted.
Twitter confirmed that account of PM Narendra Modi’s personal website was hacked after tweets called on followers to donate via cryptocurrency to the national relief fund. The Twitter site said it was aware of the activity with the website account of the Prime Minister and added that it has taken steps to secure it.
A Twitter spokeswoman told Reuters, "We are actively investigating the situation. At this time, we are not aware of additional accounts being impacted.”
In a series of tweets, the messages posted on Twitter account of Modi’s personal website, which goes by the handle narendramodi_in, stated: "I appeal to you all to donate generously to PM National Relief Fund for Covid-19, Now India begin with crypto currency, Kindly Donate eth to 0xae073DB1e5752faFF169B1ede7E8E94bF7f80Be6."
This comes after many accounts of prominent personalities were hacked in July. Hackers had broken into the Twitter accounts of tech giants, celebrities and major companies in what had been a seeming Bitcoin con.