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Narendra Modi’s Twitter account hacked with Bitcoin adaptation tweet in India

Narendra Modi's Twitter account hacked with Bitcoin adaptation tweet in India


that of Narendra Modi The Twitter handle was “very briefly compromised,” his office said, when a tweet was uploaded from the Indian prime minister’s account saying his country had adopted Bitcoin and would distribute the cryptocurrency.

“The matter was transmitted to Twitter and the account was immediately secured,” the Indian prime minister’s office said in a tweet.

They also said: “During the brief period that the account has been compromised, any Tweet shared should be ignored.”

According to the source, several Twitter users uploaded screenshots of the tweet @narendramodi sent, when it was compromised.

The screenshot read: “India has officially accepted bitcoin as legal tender. The government officially bought 500 BTC ”and“ would distribute them to all residents of the country ”. This tweet has now been deleted. In addition to the tweet, a possible scam link was also attached.


Modi has over 70 million Twitter followers, making him one of the world’s most popular leaders. Bitcoin is not accepted as legal tender in India.

India even recently considered the idea of ​​banning crypto. Last month. Their government said it was preparing to announce a bill that “would ban all private cryptocurrencies in India.” But the description of the bill also says it would allow “certain exceptions to promote the underlying technology of the cryptocurrency and its uses.”

Anum Fatima

I am Anum Fatima. I Have Done My Master's Degree in Mass Communication. I Am also interested in Media and news writing. I Have worked as a Content Writing intern in Pvt Software House. Working as an editor and a writer at Ostpk.com.

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