"\\r\\n<br><p>\\n<h2 class=\\"intro\\">\\nThis was followed by tweets about memes connected to cryptocurrency.\\n<\\\/h2>\\n<\\\/p><div id=\\"content-body-14269002-35391913\\">\\n<p>The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen\\u2019s verified Twitter was hacked on Sunday.<\\\/p><p>Party sources said that hackers targeted the @aimim_national handle, which frequently tweets activities of party leaders, including party president Asaduddin Owaisi. The profile picture was purportedly changed to that of Tesla co-founder Elon Musk. The display name too was changed to \\u2018\\u13ac\\uabae\\uabbb\\u0274 \\u13b7\\uab9c\\uabaa\\uabb6\\u2019.<\\\/p><p>Sources said that the account was hacked earlier on Sunday afternoon. After the purported hacking, the handle tweeted several memes connected to cryptocurrency.<\\\/p><p>In a separate development, AIMIM\\u2019s Uttar Pradesh State president Shaukat Ali\\u2019s Twitter handle was temporarily restricted. The reason provided on the timeline for the move was that there was \\u2018unusual activity\\u2019 witnessed from the account.<\\\/p><div class=\\"img-full-width lead-img-verticle\\">\\n<div class=\\"img-container img-full-w-cont\\" style=\\"width: 100%\\">\\n<img src=\\"https:\\\/\\\/www.thehindu.com\\\/static\\\/img\\\/1x1_spacer.png\\" data-variant=\\"FREE\\" data-device-variant=\\"\\" data-src-template=\\"https:\\\/\\\/www.thehindu.com\\\/news\\\/national\\\/telangana\\\/x8ob4f\\\/article35391912.ece\\\/BINARY\\\/thumbnail\\\/shaukat-ali\\" data-proxy-image=\\"https:\\\/\\\/www.thehindu.com\\\/news\\\/national\\\/telangana\\\/x8ob4f\\\/article35391912.ece\\\/ALTERNATES\\\/FREE_215\\\/shaukat-ali\\" data-proxy-width=\\"\\" style=\\"width:100%;\\" alt=\\"AIMIM Twitter targeted by hackers\\" title=\\"AIMIM Twitter targeted by hackers\\" class=\\"media-object adaptive lazy \\"\\\/><\\\/div>\\n<\\\/div>\\n\\n\\u00a0<p>While Mr. Ali remained unavailable for comment, party sources in Hyderabad said that this is not the first time the party\\u2019s verified handle was targeted. \\u201cAt the moment our team has reached out to Twitter informing it of what has happened. We are making efforts to get back the account access,\\u201d the source said.<\\\/p><p>The hacking comes at a time when the party announced its intention of contesting the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Earlier this month, Hyderabad parliamentarian Asaduddin Owaisi made trips to Uttar Pradesh to address the public.<\\\/p>\\n<\\\/div>\\r\\n\\r\\n<br><a href=\\"https:\\\/\\\/www.thehindu.com\\\/news\\\/national\\\/telangana\\\/aimim-twitter-targeted-by-hackers\\\/article35391913.ece\\">Source link <\\\/a>"