Twitter account of I&B Ministry hacked, restored later

The official Twitter account of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting was briefly compromised on Wednesday morning.

Twitter account of I&B Ministry hacked, restored later
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New Delhi: The official account of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Twitter was briefly compromised on Wednesday morning, informed the Ministry.


However, the account was restored after a few minutes, confirmed Kanchan Gupta, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.


"The account @Mib_india has been restored. This is for the information of all the followers," tweeted the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.


"Alert The account @Mib_india was compromised for a brief while. It has been restored," tweeted Gupta.


The hackers renamed the Ministry's account as 'Elon Musk' and posted some tweets which were later deleted. 

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