NEW DELHI: India’s cybersecurity nodal company CERT-In has issued a understand to Twitter asking the micro-blogging platform for complete main points of the new international hack concentrated on high-profile customers, because it sought whole data on selection of Indian customers affected in addition to have an effect on on knowledge, a supply stated.
 
The supply aware of the advance advised PTI that CERT-In has additionally requested Twitter for info on selection of customers from India who’ve visited the malicious tweets and hyperlinks, and whether or not the affected customers were knowledgeable through the platform about unauthorised get entry to to their Twitter accounts.

The govt has additionally demanded data of vulnerability exploited through attackers and modus operandi of the assault and sought main points of remedial movements taken through Twitter to mitigate the have an effect on of the hacking incident.

Twitter used to be no longer right away to be had for feedback.
Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) swung into motion after reviews that hackers won get entry to to Twitter’s techniques to hack accounts of many international company leaders, politicians, celebrities and companies.

Cyber attackers had hacked into the Twitter accounts of worldwide excessive profile customers – together with former US President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden in addition to many company leaders together with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Tesla CEO Elon Musk – on Wednesday in a purported Bitcoin rip-off.

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