Punjab Congress’s Twitter handle Hacked

Story Highlights
  • Hackers replaced the profile picture of the official handle.
  • Around 100 tweets were posted within few minutes.
  • ust two days back, the handle of CM Yogi's office was also hacked

The official Twitter handle of the Punjab Congress was hacked on Monday morning. 

The hackers removed the profile picture and posted random tweets. One such tweet read, “In celebration of the reveal of the Beanz Official collection, we have opened up an airdrop to all active NFT traders in the community for the next 24 hours! Claim your Beanz.” 

The Punjab Congress has over 184 thousand users. Over 100 tweets were posted in a few minutes, tagging random accounts, most of whom seemed to be related to activities around digital assets like NFTs and cryptocurrencies.

The breach in security comes two days after the UP government’s official handle was hacked in early hours on Saturday. A series of random posts could be seen on the feed, however, the account was restored later. 

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