Twitter accounts of Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta, Economist Kaushik Basu, BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav, and actor Anupam Kher were temporarily suspended after they were allegedly hacked by ‘Pro-Pakistan’ Turkish cyber army ayyildiz tim
The blue tick from the verified handle of Anupam Kher and Ram Madhav also disappeared before it was eventually temporarily shut down by Twitter.
Prominent actor Anupam Kher’s twitter account hacked by Pro-Pak Turkish Group which was involved in hacking account of Syed Akbaruddin, Swapan Dasgupta and Kaushik Basu. pic.twitter.com/jXikC3HIyQ
— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) February 6, 2018
The 62-year-old actor, who is currently in Los Angeles, said he got to know about the breach from his friends in India and has alerted the microblogging site about the incident.
“My Twitter account has been hacked. Just got few calls from friends in India about it. I am in LA and it is 1 am,” Kher told PTI over a text message.
“The Big Sick” actor said he received a link from Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta in a direct message, a first ever from him yesterday, which he clicked upon. “Got a DM yesterday from Mr Swapan Dasgupta’s account about a link. A first from him. So opened it. Have spoken to Twitter already,” Kher added.
Afrin’deki askerimiz icin tum dunya Afrin’deki hakli savasimizi gorsun diye ;
Ayyildiz Tim Zeydin Dali operasyonu baslamistir 👊🇹🇷 pic.twitter.com/YFJG3I5NfY
— Kerem Şah Noyan (@ayt_noyan) February 6, 2018
“Hello there! I want to introduce ourselves first. In 2002, the Republic of Turkey to protect it from cyber attacks and to combat terrorist organisations were founded. Turkey’s first cyber army of. We have 300,000s (sic)”, read a pinned tweet on Swapan Dasgupta’s handle
“I love Pakistan,” read the tweet shared by the hackers in all the three twitter accounts.