Twitter reported that one of the accounts of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hacked, NDTV reported on Thursday, September 3.
It is noted that hackers gained access to the account Narendramodi_in and sent all its subscribers a request to make a donation in crypt currency to the National Assistance Fund founded by the head of the Indian government.
“We are aware of this activity and have taken steps to protect the compromised account. We are actively investigating the situation. At present, we don’t know what additional accounts are affected,” a Twitter statement quotes.
On July 16 it was reported that hackers hacked into the twitter account of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who is expected to be a candidate of the Democratic Party in the presidential elections. In addition, cyber-attacked personal pages of entrepreneur, head of Tesla and SpaceX Ilon Mask, founder of Microsoft Bill Gates, the head of Amazon Jeff Bezos, financier Warren Buffett, former U.S. President Barack Obama and others. The attackers also attacked the accounts of Apple and Uber.
In total, as a result of illegal actions of unknown hackers were hacked 130 accounts of the social network.