UP CMO Twitter handle gets hacked; account partially restored, tweets removed | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack

The Twitter account of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister’s Office was taken over by hackers. The account has been partially restored now, and the tweets made by the hackers have been removed.

The Twitter handle of UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s office was hacked.

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Office’s official Twitter account was hacked in the early hours of Saturday, April 9. After almost 4 hours, the account was partially restored and the tweets posted by the hackers after taking over the account were removed.

After the UP CMO official Twitter was taken over by hackers, more than a hundred tweets were made from the account. The hackers had also removed the Chief Minister’s display picture from the Twitter handle.

However, Chief Minister Yogi started appearing on the Twitter handle’s picture again.

The hacker replaced the co-founder of the account with @BoredApeYC. As soon as the users became aware of the Twitter handle of UP CMO being hacked, people started complaining about this to CM Yogi Adityanath and UP Police with screenshots of the hacking.

A few hours later, the account was partially restored and the tweets posted by the handle when the account was hacked had been deleted.

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