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Riteish Deshmukh reveals how cyber frauds targeted his Instagram account


Riteish Deshmukh
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Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh on Thursday warned everybody concerning the newest cyber fraud, which targets principally verified accounts of celebrities who click on on a given hyperlink. The actor’s tweet comes at a time when a whole lot of Bollywood celebrities have just lately fallen prey to cyber frauds focusing on their Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts. The listing contains filmmaker Aanand L Rai, actors Vikrant Massey and Urmila Matondkar, choreographer-director Farah Khan, and singers Asha Bhosle and Ankit Tiwari amongst others.

“This is what i got on my @instagram DM – #CyberFraud #Beware @MahaCyber1,” the actor tweeted.

The screenshot of a message shared by the actor reads: “A copyright violation has been detected in a post on your account. if you think copyright infringement is wrong, you should provide feedback. Otherwise your account will be closed within 24 hours. You can give feedback from the link below. Thank you for your understanding.”

“Beware of the new Cyber Fraud- for all @instagram users. I received a similar DM but fortunately I didn’t not click the link. @MahaCyber1,” Riteish knowledgeable in a separate tweet warning netizens about the identical.

On a associated be aware, Farah Khan just lately introduced that her social media accounts have been hacked. While she has retrieved her Instagram account efficiently with the assistance of her husband, Shirish Kunder, her Twitter account restored a bit of later. 

“My Twitter account has been hacked as of last evening. Please do not click or reply if you get any message from it as it may be used to hack into your account too,” Farah wrote on Instagram.

Talking about her Instagram account getting restored, Farah knowledgeable: “This is true! My instagram was also hacked n many dm s could hav gone from it.. pls be vigilant. Iv managed to restore instagram thanks to computer engineer @shirishkunder .. hoping to get Twitter reinstated too.”

On the opposite hand, Vikrant Massey too introduced the identical and stated his Instagram account has been restored after it was hacked once more briefly. The “Cargo” actor stated that the safety of his Instagram and Facebook handles was compromised. “Instagram hacked again. Please refrain from clicking on any link or DM’s. We’re working on it,” Massey wrote on Twitter. 

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Vikrant Massey

His account was restored round two hours later and the 33-year-old actor thanked Mumbai Police for his or her immediate response.

(With IANS inputs)



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