Twitter account of Amitabh Bachchan was hacked on Monday, June 10, by a team of pro Pakistan group that goes by the name ‘Ayyildiz Tim Turkish Cyber Army.’ The profile picture of the actor was changed to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, and the bio read as, “Actor … well at least some are STILL saying so !! Love Pakistan.”
It didn’t take long for the account to share pro Muslim posts as well. There was a pinned tweet too that read, “This is an important call to the whole world! We do condemn the irrespective behaviors of Iceland republic towards Turkish footballers. We speak softly but carry a big stick and inform you about the big Cyber attack here. As Ayyıldız Tim Turkish Cyber Armny +++”
Meanwhile, the Mumbai Police spokesperson told, “We have informed our cyber unit and Maharashtra Cyber about *hacked* Twitter account of @SrBachchan. They are investigating the matter. Further updates awaited.”
The same group had previously hacked Twitter accounts of actors Shahid Kapoor and Anupam Kher among others. The Twitter account was seemed to have been restored within half-an-hour.