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Twitter accepts the account of PM Modi's personal website got hacked

By - Bhumika Bansal

Twitter told that it was aware of the activities taking place and measures have been taken to secure the compromised account.

On Thursday, Twitter confirmed that the account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and personal website got hacked with a series of tweets done on the account asking its followers to donate to relief funds through cryptocurrency.

Twitter stated that the platform was aware of the activities taking place measures steps to secure the compromised account.

"We are steadily investigating the situation. At this time, we are not aware of the additional accounts being impacted," a Twitter Mediator said in a statement.

PMO did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the tweets posted on the account narendramodi_in.

The tweets, which have been taken down, asked the followers to donate money to the PM National Relief Fund through e-money.

The recent incident came after several accounts of eminent personalities were hacked one month before, in July.

Hackers then gained Twitter's internal systems to hijack some of the accounts of famous voices including U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, one – time U.S.

President Barack Obama and billionaire Elon Musk, and used them to put in for digital currency.

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