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JP Nadda's Twitter Account Hacked Briefly, Tweets on Russia, Bitcoin Posted

The tweet seemingly posted by unknown hacker(s) was deleted shortly.

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The Twitter account of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda has now been restored after it was seemingly hacked on Sunday, 27 February, by unknown miscreants who posted a tweet from the former Union minister's account asking for cryptocurrency donations in solidarity with "the people of Russia."

"Stand with the people of Russia. Now accepting cryptocurrency donations. Bitcoin and Ethereal," the tweet carrying links for BTC and ETH donations read.

The tweet, reportedly posted by hackers at around 10 am, was deleted shortly.

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State Electronics & Information Technology, told news agency ANI that his ministry is aware of the hack. "We are aware of the hack and CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) is looking into it," he said.

So far, Nadda, a former Union minister, hasn't spoken on the matter.

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Topics:  JP Nadda   Twitter Hacked   Nadda Twitter 

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Edited By :Tejas Harad
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