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  • Updated: Sep 03, 2020

India PM's Twitter Account Hacked

India PM's Twitter Account Hacked

The Indian Prime Minister's official Twitter handle @Narendramodi_in has been hacked. This news was confirmed by social media giant, Twitter.

In a series of tweets, the account's hijackers asked the PM's followers to donate to the PM's relief fund using cryptocurrency.

According to Twitter, the hack has been noticed, and they are taking steps to secure the hijacked account.

A spokesperson for Twitter said in a statement, “We are actively investigating the situation.

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“At this time, we are not aware of additional accounts being impacted."

The tweets asking for donations have been taken down.

Hackers, in July, took hold of high profile personalities like Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, and Bill Gates.

In the same hack episodes, Uber and Apple Twitter accounts were also hacked, according to Twitter.

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