PM Narendra Modi's Personal Twitter Account Hacked

The Personal twitter account linked to India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's website tweeted cryptic wallet ids on Thursday.

The hacker seems to have tweeted several tweets asking donations in crypto wallets.

tweets on PM Narendra Modi's tweets read ""I appeal to you all to donate generously to PM National Relief Fund for Covid-19, Now India begin with crypto currency, Kindly Donate eth to 0xae073DB1e5752faFF169B1ede7E8E94bF7f80Be6."

"This account is hacked by John Wick (hckindia@tutanota.com), We have not hacked Paytm Mall," another tweet read.

The tweets are deleted now as the team realized the situation.

The verified Twitter account, which is linked to PM Narendra Modi's personal website, has over 2.5 million followers.

On August 30, cybersecurity firm Cyble had claimed hacker group John Wick was behind a "massive" data breach at Paytm Mall, the e-commerce arm of unicorn Paytm. Cyble had claimed the hacker group had also demanded ransom, as it had got unrestricted access to the firm's database. Paytm had, however, said it had not found any data breach during an investigation.

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