Vijay Mallya’s Twitter Account Hacked, Bank Account Passwords Revealed


Industrialist Vijay Mallya’s Twitter account appears to have been hacked by a group called Legion, who claim to have access to set of important and confidential documents, including his social and email account passwords. This is the same group, which last week hacked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account.

“My account has been hacked by some one called Legion who are Tweeting now in my name. Simply ignore. Will fix this,” Mallya said in a tweet.

Mallya, who owes more than Rs 9,000 crore to lenders like SBI, PNB, IDBI Bank, BoB, Allahabad Bank, Federal Bank and Axis Bank, among others, left the country on March 3 this year and is currently said to be in Britain. His passport was revoked by the Indian government.

The hackers have posted in a series of tweets purported passwords of the various bank accounts of the owner of now defunct Kingfisher Airlines.

The group claimed that they have access to about 1 GB worth of data, pertaining to Mallya, and said they will be releasing it soon.

The hackers also left a threat to Rahul Gandhi on Mallya’s feed, stating that the former has not been forgotten. The group said they would release the Congress emails on New Year. “When we finish sifting through them. Congress was sniffed for about 4 months carefully. Expect it on new year.”

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