The social accounts of celebrity are being hijacked and misused by the hackers on a regular basis. This time the Indian's Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachan's Twitter account got hacked on Monday at 11:40 pm. This has now become a trend.
According to sources, it is found out that actor's Twitter account associated with the handle name @SrBachchan was hacked by a group of Turkish hackers called as Ayyildiz Tim.
What Did The Hackers Do With His Twitter Account?
The profile picture of Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account got changes with the photo of the Imran Khan who is the prime minister of Pakistan. The bio of his Twitter account too got changed. The bio section included the text Love Pakistan and a Turkish flag's logo.
The cover photo of his Twitter account was also not left. the hackers uploaded a promo image representing their hacker group along with an eagle in it. But the cover photo was later removed successfully. The hackers didn't stop after doing these activities. They posted a couple of tweets on his Twitter account. One of them was related to the Muslim religion.
Amitabh Bachchan also said that the 'Following' section of the micro-blogging site was updated with various Twitter accounts of adult sites.
After this incident detail was reported to the Mumbai Police cyber division and the division gave the following statement, "We have informed our cyber unit and Maharashtra Cyber about the hacked Twitter account of @SrBachchan. Ther are investigating the matter. Further updates awaited".
The Twitter account was successfully recovered within an hour. Amitabh Bachchan Twitter account has more than 37 million subscribers with about 64.6K tweets posted on his account. And his Twitter account was also hacked in 2015.