New Delhi: India’s cybersecurity agency CERT-In has issued a notice to Twitter after the recent incident of burglary (hacking) in the profile of global celebrities. A source gave information about this. A source related to the case told the news agency that CERT-In has asked Twitter to give full information about the number of Indian users affected by this burglary incident. Apart from this, Twitter has also been asked to tell what kind of information has been affected in this incident.
The source said that CERT-In has asked Twitter how many Indian users have visited the malicious tweets and links and whether Twitter has informed the affected users about the breach and unauthorized use of their profiles. The government has sought information on how people have been affected by the attackers. Also asked for details about the modus operandi of the attack. In addition, to reduce the impact of the hacking incident, Twitter has sought details of corrective action taken.
There was no immediate response from Twitter. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) went into action following reports of a breach in the Twitter system to hack the accounts of many global businessmen, politicians, celebrities, and businesses. The cyber attackers took Twitter from former US President Barack Obama, Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden, as well as big global celebrities such as Amazon Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The account was hacked on Wednesday.