India's cybersecurity nodal agency CERT-In has issued a notice to Twitter asking the micro-blogging platform for full details of the recent international hack targeting high-profile users, because it sought-after complete data on range of Indian users affected further as impact on knowledge, a supply same.
The supply aware of the event told PTI that CERT-In has conjointly asked Twitter for data on range of users from Bharat WHO have visited the malicious tweets and links, and whether or not the affected users are advised by the platform concerning unauthorised access to their Twitter accounts.
The government has conjointly demanded data of vulnerability exploited by attackers and routine of the attack and sought-after details of remedial actions taken by Twitter to mitigate the impact of the hacking incident. Twitter wasn't straightaway offered for comments.
Indian laptop Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) swung into action once reports that hackers gained access to Twitter's systems to hack accounts of the many international company leaders, politicians, celebrities and businesses.
Cyber attackers had hacked into the Twitter accounts of worldwide status users - as well as former US President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden further as several company leaders as well as Amazon corporate executive Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder computer scientist and Tesla corporate executive Elon Musk - on Wednesday during a putative Bitcoin scam.