Dec 12, 2021

Indian PM Modi's Twitter hacked with bitcoin tweet

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Twitter account was hacked with a message saying India had adopted bitcoin as legal tender and would distribute it to all citizens. The tweet was swiftly deleted and his office said the account had been very briefly compromised. It is the second time Mr Modi's Twitter account has been hacked. Last year, his account was hacked and a tweet sent out urging people to donate to a fake Covid relief fund. Mr Modi himself said last month that cryptocurrencies could "Spoil our youth".

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