Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s Twitter account hacked, restored shortly after
New Delhi. The Twitter account of the Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry was tampered with on Wednesday. However, the account was later restored.
The hacker changed the account’s name to Elon Musk and tweeted, “Great job. The ministry tweeted, “Account attrate MIB India has been restored. This is for the information of all followers.”Last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Twitter account was hacked for a brief period and a post claimed that India had officially adopted bitcoin as legal tender. PMO India said, “The Twitter handle of PM @ Narendra Modi was compromised very briefly.
The matter was escalated to Twitter and the account was immediately secured. The account was compromised in a brief period, shared Any tweets posted should be ignored.”