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Wed Sep 2, 2020, 08:15 PM

Twitter confirms account of India PM Modi's personal website hacked

Source: Reuters

WORLD NEWS SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 / 7:24 PM / UPDATED 14 MINUTES AGO

Twitter confirms account of India PM Modi's personal website hacked

Bhargav Acharya
2 MIN READ

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Twitter confirmed on Thursday that an account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website was hacked with a series of tweets asking its followers to donate to a relief fund through cryptocurrency.

Twitter said it was aware of the activity and has taken steps to secure the compromised account.

“We are actively investigating the situation. At this time, we are not aware of additional accounts being impacted,” a Twitter spokeswoman said in an emailed statement.

Modi’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the tweets posted on the account narendramodi_in.

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Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-cyber-india-modi/twitter-confirms-account-of-india-pm-modis-personal-website-hacked-idUSKBN25T3GH

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