Indian Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account compromised by a pro-Pakistan Turkish hacker group called Ayyildiz Tim.
Cyber Criminals posted multiple tweets against India and replace the Amitabh Bachchan images with a photo of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Hackers quoted a statement that “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 Ayyıldız Tim Turkish Cyber Armny +++”. “
In the second post, “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.”
Hackers also change the Amitabh Bachchan Twitter account’s cover images with Ayyildiz Tim hackers groups logo.
Maharashtra Cyber Crime unit were informed after the matter was brought to their notice and they said ” We have informed our cyber unit and Maharashtra Cyber about the hacked Twitter account of Mr. Bachchan. They are investigating the matter. Further updates awaited,” Mumbai Police spokesperson DCP Manjunath Singe said.”
The same group was previously hacked Twitter accounts of actors Shahid Kapoor and Anupam Kher among others.
The Twitter account was seemed to have been restored within half-an-hour.