Posted on 19-12-2020 by Admin
On December 16, 2020, at 12:44 pm, Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar gave a tweet informing about her social media account Instagram account being hacked. He wrote in his tweet - My Instagram account has been hacked.
He first messages you, then asks you to follow some steps to verify the account. Then it is hacked. He complained about this in Cyber Cell. A day later, on December 17 at 3 pm, the actress tweeted and informed her about her account being recovered social media account Instagram.
This was not the first time a social media account of a celebrity, businessman or politician has been hacked. Earlier in September, there have been reports of PM Narendra Modi s personal website s Twitter account and in July the accounts of celebrities like Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Bill Gates and Elon Musk have been hacked. In the past, many famous social media accounts have been hacked.
According to a survey by Statista, social media hacking cases have increased worldwide. Among them, social media accounts of 22% of internet users have been hacked. 14% are users whose social media account has been hacked more than once.
According to cyber security expert based in Bangalore, says that the way hackers hack all social media accounts is similar to hackers. He explains two ways for hackers to hack.
Experts say that your social media accounts are like, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. Users use all these digital platforms to connect with people socially and professionally.
Firstly, if there is some kind of loophole in social media applications, then hackers take advantage of these technical floss. Although social media companies have teams of good technical professionals, but even then the hackers take out the technical loophole.
According to experts, the second mistake that hackers take advantage of. Those are the mistakes of the users. There are several ways hackers can hack people s IDs. It can be understood that hackers can share phishing links with you by calling or messaging. As soon as you click on this link, you can go to a site looking like Facebook, Twitter. At this they will be asked to login. If they come in and cheat, then hackers can steal the account ID and password. They can be easy to hack.