Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official Twitter account has been hacked. Hackers posted several tweets asking the followers to “donate generously to PM National Relief Fund for Covid-19”.
Modi’s official Twitter account has 2.5 million followers. His personal account on the social network, which has 61 million subscribers, has not been attacked.
Twitter accounts of famous personalities continue to get hacked. On July 15, Twitter accounts of leading companies and famous people were hacked in a bitcoin scam. Over $120,000 worth of Bitcoin have been transferred to the main Bitcoin address provided by hackers, investigations are ongoing.
Crypto scammers have stole around $24 million in bitcoins in the first six months of 2020, representing 63% from amount stolen over the past four years. Changing scam schemes among with increasing its quality and scale suggest that entire professional teams are now behind some of the most successful ones.