Big B falls prey to cyber-attack

13th June 2019

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's social media account on Twitter was hacked. The group who hacked the actor's account was Ayyildiz team.

The incident happened on Monday night, this group is a pro-Pakistan Turkish hacker group that posted several hate tweets and even changed the actor's profile picture.

After hacking actor's account, hacker posted, "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 +++"

They further tweeted, "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."

The second post was accompanied with an image of Pakistan flag. Profile picture was of Pakistan PM Imran Khan and profile info read, "Actor...well ar least some are STILL saying so !! Love Pakistan"

The complaint was registered at Cyber cell, PRO of Mumbai Police said, "We have informed our cyber unit and Maharashtra Cyber about the hacked Twitter account of Amitabh Bachchan. They are investigating the matter."

The actor's account was restored around 12:20am on Tuesday. Post this the actor remained in headlines for paying off loan of 2100 farmer from Bihar too.