Twitter accounts of Congress, Rahul Gandhi hacked: ‘It’s a question on digital security of India’

Written by | December 1, 2016 | 0

New Delhi: Verified twitter accounts of Congress and its vice president Rahul Gandhi were hacked again on Thursday morning, only to be revived shortly after. During the brief, hackers posted a series of derogatory tweets on both timelines, reports said.

Ministry of Information and Technology has taken notice of the matter and has asked Twitter to submit details of activities(last 6 days) in Rahul Gandhi’s account which was hacked.

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi the incident a huge question mark on the digital security of India.

Delhi Police investigates hacking of Rahul Gandhi’s twitter account; briefs Lt Najeeb Jung.

Since, accounts have been revived since and tweets deleted. Earlier, Rahul Gandhi’s verified twitter account was reportedly hacked on Wednesday and series of objectionable tweets were posted on his timeline.

The tweets were outright abusive towards Rahul and his family. The account was restored shortly before being hacked again for the second time.
First tweet was posted on 10:15 am and after that a series of offensive and abusive tweets have been continuously posted.

Meanwhile the Congress party has filed complaint with the Delhi Police cyber cell over hacking of party vice president Rahul Gandhi’s verified twitter account.

The matter will also be discussed in Parliament on Thursday, reports said.

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