Two Twitter handles of the Uttar Pradesh government and the state information department were hacked briefly on Monday, officials said. Both the accounts have been restored.
A case was registered in this connection at the Cyber Crime police station in Lucknow. “The account was hacked for around 29 minutes at night. The hackers posted around 400-500 tweets, and the account was suspended on grounds of unnatural activity,” a senior official had told PTI.
The Twitter handle @CMOfficeUP has over 40 lakh followers.