The group of hackers, Ayyildiz Tim Turkish Cyber Army had also hacked the accounts of Shahid Kapoor and Anupam Kher in the past.
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account was hacked on Monday by a group of pro-Pakistan hackers who go by the name ‘Ayyildiz Tim Turkish Cyber Army’.
Not only was the actor’s bio and profile picture changed, but a barrage of spam messages admonishing attacks on Muslims across the world were sent out.
Big B’s profile photo was changed to that of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s, while his bio read: “Actor ... well at least some are STILL saying so!! Love Pakistan.”
Of the multiple tweets sent out by the hackers from senior Bachchan’s account, one was a pinned tweet and it read: “This is an important call to the whole world! We do condemn the irrespective behaviors of Iceland republic towards Turkish footballers. We speak softly but carry a big stick and inform you about the big Cyberattack here. As Ayyıldız Tim Turkish Cyber Armny +++”
Meanwhile, Mumbai Police told the media that their cybercrime cell along with Maharashtra Cyber unit has been informed about the “hacked” Twitter account. They have begun investigating the matter.
The same group of hackers had also hacked the accounts of actors Shahid Kapoor and Anupam Kher in the past. Big B’s Twitter account was, however, restored within half-an-hour.While the incident might have been harrowing for Amitabh Bachchan, Twitter users took it with a pinch of salt and got back at the hackers with some crazy memes, some poking fun at them, others just sharing a laugh over the situation.
Can someone hack the poet inside Mr. @SrBachchan and expose his poetry to the world?
I remember he wrote one beautiful poem when he was injured during Coolie. it mentioned pillows... and his aloneness.
Can someone find it? Please.— Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) June 11, 2019
Everyone is abusing the hackers in Amitabh Bachchan's account.. when he wakes up in the morning and logs into his account he will think that his fans are abusing him
— Priyanka Lahiri (@lahirip) June 10, 2019
— Sir Jadeja fan (@SirJadeja) June 10, 2019
PA: Janab, kisi Pakistani hacker ne Amitabh Bachchan ka twitter account hack kar liya hai
Imran Khan: Air force ko high alert pe rakho, Air Space bandh kar do
— Krishna (@Atheist_Krishna) June 10, 2019
— Sand-d Singh (@Sand_In_Deed) June 10, 2019
If Amitabh Bachchan's account is hacked, how EVM can't be hacked. Modi should resign and go for re election
— EngiNerd. (@mainbhiengineer) June 10, 2019
— Squint Parera (@dosra_parera) June 10, 2019
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) June 10, 2019
— Mayur (@msavaliya_) June 10, 2019
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