This is how Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account looked, when hacked!
Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account, when hacked, was filled with praises and the hacker's friendly relations with Pakistan while slamming India for alleged attacks on Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan
Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was hacked on Monday night, as his profile picture got replaced with that of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Big B's Twitter account was allegedly hacked by 'pro-Pakistan' Turkish hacker group, Ayyildiz Tim Turkish Cyber Army. The tweets posted by hackers were all about praises and their friendly relations with Pakistan, and at the same time, slamming India for alleged attacks on Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan.
A tweet was pinned on Big B's Twitter handle that 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 Cyber attack here. As Ayyildiz Tim Turkish Cyber Armny +++"
Big B's Twitter bio was also changed, which read, "Actor ... well at least some are STILL saying so !! Love Pakistan." The hackers also changed the display picture of Bachchan to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Screenshots of Amitabh Bachchan's hacked Twitter timeline
The hackers posted photographs of the Pakistan and Turkish flags with a tweet saying, "The Indian State, who mercilessly attacks the Muslims fasting in the month of Ramadan, is attacking the Ummah Muhammad in this age! Indian Muslims are entrusted to us by Abdulhamid."
However, within an hour, the tweets from his account were deleted and the display picture and cover photo were removed. The account also showed his original bio.
Mumbai Police on Tuesday said that they have informed Maharashtra Cyber about Big B's Twitter handle being hacked allegedly by 'pro-Pakistan' Turkish hacker group, Ayyildiz Tim. Public Relation Officer (PRO) of Mumbai Police maintained that the matter is under investigation. "We have informed our cyber unit and Maharashtra Cyber about the hacked Twitter account of Amitabh Bachchan. They are investigating the matter. Further updates awaited," the PRO said.
The Bollywood superstar, who regularly takes to Twitter to stay connected with his fans has a staggering 37.4 million followers on the social networking site.
Senior Bachchan's Twitter account was reportedly hacked in 2015. The "Piku" actor has alleged that the hacker had planted adult sites in the 'following' section of his account on the micro-blogging site.
Earlier, actor Abhishek Bachchan's social media account has also been attacked allegedly by the same hackers.
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HACKED! Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account hacked by Pro-Pakistan Turkish Group