Rahul Gandhi, Congress Vice-President’s verified Twitter account was hacked on Wednesday evening, with a set of offensive and bad words hurled at the family being tweeted. He has the Twitter handle with over 1.2 million followers. His profile picture was removed and the Twitter handle name was also changed from @OfficeOfRG to an offensive one. The twitter handle has recovered back to “Office of RG” about 9:10 pm, but the hacker revert it back to “Office of Retard Gan”.
Most of the tweets posted had offensive content about Gandhi family including Congress party.
The time was 8.30 pm, a series of 8 offensive tweets was started. What hackers tweeted from Rahul’s account? Have a look:
Here are more tweets from Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter Account Hacked
The Chief Spokesperson of Congress, Randeep Surjewala said that a complaint will be filed with the Cyber Crime Cell. He tweeted:
Such unscrupulous,unethical&roguish conduct of venal trolls 2hack @OfficeOfRG reflects disturbing insecurities of prevalent fascist culture
— Randeep S Surjewala (@rssurjewala) November 30, 2016
Priyanka Chaturvedi, Congress spokesperson accused BJP for the hacking. She tweeted, “BJP hacks keep setting a new low every single day. Yet another way to display their immense frustration and inability to debate on issues. Shameful”.
BJP hacks keep setting a new low every single day.Yet another way 2 display their immense frustration&inability to debate on issues.Shameful
— Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) November 30, 2016
The account was recovered within few minutes and all these offensive and abuse tweets were deleted. But, again the account was hacked and tweeted abuse tweet:
See How Tweet Reacted:
#RahulGandhi – My account has been hacked
Sonia – Which account 😨😨
Rahul – Twitter
Sonia – Thank God! I thought Swiss account.
— Anjie (@_Baatcutter) November 30, 2016
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) November 30, 2016
Digital safety is really needed in India, don’t you think so? Was it a political game?