Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter Account Hacked

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Superstar Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was allegedly hacked by Ayyildiz Tim.

On Monday superstar Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was allegedly hacked by Ayyildiz Tim, claimed to be a Turkish hacker group.

The group replaced Bachchan's profile picture with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan picture and also changed the bio, added "Love Pakistan" and a Turkish flag emoji.

"We have informed our cyber unit and Maharashtra Cyber about *hacked* Twitter account of @SrBachchan. They are investigating the matter. Further updates awaited," the Mumbai Police spokesperson told PTI. The cover photo of Bachchan's account, which was later deleted, showed the promo picture of the group with an eagle in flight.

"This is an important call to the whole world! We do condemn the irrespective behaviours 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 Army," the first tweet after the cyber –attack that happened on Monday around 11.40 pm. After a few minutes, another tweet followed on Muslims in India. The group also tweeted the link of its 'official' Instagram page, though unverified, writing "We are waiting for your support."

The same group had previously hacked Twitter accounts of actors Shahid Kapoor and Anupam Kher among others. The Twitter account was restored within half-an-hour.






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