Gone are those days when people used to stalk and chase their favourite actors, just to have a peek into their lives. Today, everything is just one click away, all you need to do is follow your favourite actors and actresses on their social media account, and you'll get to know everything about them. And as technology is advancing day-by-day, so are people getting smarter every day. These days fans have started hacking their celebrities account for very stupid reasons.
Hacking anyone's account is considered to be one of the very grave cyber crimes as the hackers gain not only unethical access to someone's privacy but also make inappropriate use of their name.
Manish Tiwari, 26, whose mere dream of talking to Kareena Kapoor Khan has probably landed him behind bars. Manish who is a paramilitary trooper posted in Chhattisgarh hacked Kareena's income tax account and uploaded her declaration form for 2016-17. Earlier also the accused while searching for her mobile details tripped into her PAN card details. Later, Manish was arrested from Chhattisgarh and brought to Mumbai, as reported by The Times Of India.
The hacker who hacked Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account made it appear as if Big B was following sex sites, to which all his fans reacted shockingly. But, a few days later when Amitabh recovered his account he said "T 1980 -WHOA !..My Twitter handle hacked! Sex sites planted as 'following'! Whoever did this, try someone else, buddy, I don't need this!"
One of his fans hacked the newly become dad, Shahid Kapoor's Facebook account. After his account got restored, he took it to Twitter and informed his fans that, " Facebook account has been restored... Ganapati Bappa Morya!"
In May 2012, Karan Johar's account was hacked and random DM's were being sent to all the twitteratis. The director took it to Twitter and tweeted that, "So something weird happening to my Twitter account. It's sending random DM's to the Twitterati. Please be warned, even KRK's account is hacked!"
Looks like Shruti Haasan has been the most favourite in the list of Bollywood fans, that they have hacked all her accounts one after the other. Unknown hackers hacked Shruti's Twitter account in May 2013, but she quickly regained access and did not cause much harm. She also took it to Twitter and said "Someone has hacked my account. Please ignore weird tweets and requests."
Actress Veena Malik, who is always surrounded by controversies caught a lot of media attention when her Twitter account was hacked. Her Twitter account was hacked by her digital manager from a Mumbai based web service company. And then there was a tweet from her account which took the Internet by storm and caused her a lot of defamation. The tweet was, "@iVeenaMalik: India sucks…!".
The person who hacked Ali Zafar's account was one of his kind, not only did he hack Ali's Twitter account he also tweeted that, "I am @nikunjbhuwalka! And follow me please I am cool!"
After Tisha's Twitter account someone hacked her phone. The actress was very angry and expressed her annoyance on Twitter. She told that "My tweeps n friends who know my number, please WhatsApp yours and your name to me coz a certain jobless coward hacked n wiped my phone clean."
Poonam Pandey's account was hacked by a group of alleged Pakistani hackers. She filed a complaint with cyber cell and soon her account was recovered.