Govt deputes special team to trace hackers of PM Modi’s Twitter account


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Twitter account was hacked late Saturday night. hackers Two tweets were sent from PM Modi’s Twitter handle within three minutes.

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This caused a stir within the government. These tweets were posted on PM Modi’s Twitter handle Late night between 2.11 am to 2.15 pm.

“India has officially accepted bitcoin as legal tender. The government has officially bought 500 BTC and is distributing them to all residents of the country,” T.He reads the post.

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A similar incident happened in September 2020, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website and mobile app were hacked by an unidentified group.

After this incident, now the government has swung into action. Officials are doing their best to trace the hackers. According to the information, the government has constituted a special team to investigate the incident. It is trying to detect hackers with the help of latest technology.

CERT-IN team deputed for investigation

According to sources, Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) has been deployed to trace the hackers and they are trying to trace the source of the tweets which were posted on PM Modi’s Twitter account. .

This team of CERT-IN is using the latest technology to trace the hackers. CERT-IN is a special investigative agency of the Central Government that works within the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. Its job is to deal with serious cyber threats like hacking and phishing of accounts belonging to the Government of India.

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Twitter issued a statement

Twitter has clarified this incident by issuing a statement.

“We have 24X7 open lines of communication with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and as soon as we came to know about this activity, our teams took necessary steps to secure the affected account. Our investigation revealed that There are no signs of any danger. At this time,” a A Twitter spokesperson told the media.

First published:December 12, 2021, 12:13 pm

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