The Twitter account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website has been hacked. Twitter itself has confirmed this on Thursday. The hacker sought cryptocurrency (bitcoin) in donations for the Covid-19 relief fund via several tweets. However, all these were later deleted. Twitter is now investigating the matter. In fact, this is the first such incident in July after several Twitter accounts of prominent personalities were hacked.
Following the incident, Twitter said that We are aware of the activity of PM Modi’s personal website’s Twitter account being hacked and have taken steps to secure it. A Twitter spokesperson said in an email statement, “We are actively investigating the case.” We are not aware of additional accounts being affected at this time.
The verified Twitter account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website (https://www.narendramodi.in/) has more than 25 lakh followers. Not only this, but Narendra Modi is also a mobile app. However, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal Twitter account has 61 million followers and has not been influenced by hackers.
According to the news, the message said that John Wick has hacked this account. Earlier on August 30, cybersecurity company Saibal claimed that hacker group John Wick was responsible for a data breach incident at Paytm’s e-commerce entity, Paytm Mall.