Air India's Twitter handle hacked

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 15, 2018, 01:42 AM(IST)

Pro-Turkish tweets were also seen in the account. Photograph:( Twitter )

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One of the retweets claimed that the Air India account has been hacked by the Turkish cyber army Ayyildiz Tim.

The official Twitter handle of Air India was hacked on Thursday morning.

The cyber attack was carried out by suspected Turkish hackers with the cover picture showing image of Turkish Airline with tweets in Turkish language.

Pro-Turkish tweets were also seen in the account.

One of the retweets claimed that the Air India account has been hacked by the Turkish cyber army Ayyildiz Tim.

The profile of the page reads, "Ayyildiz Tim Ozel Tim.Your DM correspondence and important data have been captured."

Later, however, all the malicious content posted on the handle was removed and the official handle restored, officials said.

 

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