Adnan Sami's Twitter account hacked, profile picture changed to Pak PM's

| | Mumbai
  • 0

Adnan Sami's Twitter account hacked, profile picture changed to Pak PM's

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Adnan Sami's Twitter account hacked, profile picture changed to Pak PM's

Singer Adnan Sami's Twitter account was allegedly hacked on Tuesday by Ayyildiz Tim, the same Turkish hacker group, Ayyildiz Tim, which attacked megastar Amitabh Bachchan's microblogging page a day ago.

Similar to how Bachchan's profile was compromised, the group replaced Sami's profile picture with a photo of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and changed the bio, adding "Ayyildiz Tim Love Pakistan" with an emoji of Pakistani and Turkish flags.

Sami previously held a Pakistani passport and received Indian citizenship in 2015.

Late Monday night around 11.40 pm, the same group hacked into Bachchan's account, also tweeting the link of its 'official' Instagram page, though unverified, writing "We are waiting for your support."

Bachchan's page was restored within half-an-hour after the Mumbai Police alerted the cyber unit.

The group had previously hacked Twitter accounts of actors Shahid Kapoor and Anupam Kher among others as well.

State Editions

Skill development programme held

16 June 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

12 injured in clash between groups

16 June 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

In briefs

16 June 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Erratic power supply cripples life in city

16 June 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Don’t regulate us for the sake of it: Pichai

16 June 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

India tops tech visa applications for UK: Report

16 June 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

India’s flat May fuel demand points to sluggish economy

16 June 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Tanker attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia

16 June 2019 | AP | Sunday Pioneer