Barkha Dutt’s Twitter account hacked, hackers post offensive tweets


Senior journalist and NDTV’s consulting editor, Barkha Dutt’s Twitter account was hacked on Saturday.

The hackers posted offensive tweets (see below), but they were deleted soon.

This has come days after the same group hacked the Twitter account of the Congress VP, Rahul Gandhi and his party, the Indian National Congress and industrialist Vijay Mallya

The latest incident of hacking will pose many questions to the central government’s plans to push digital economy in the wake of demonetisation announcement.

The critics of demonetisation have long argued that India was not yet ready to embrace digital economy in the absence of robust security in place.

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