Andhra’s Ruling Party Twitter Handle Hacked

December 10, 2022

Story: Divya Sinha

The official Twitter handle for YSR Congress Party was

hacked and defaced

on Saturday.

Hackers posted multiple images of the

Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC)

on the Twitter Handle.

Bored Ape Yacht Club is a non-fungible


built on the Ethereum blockchain and is used to trade on cryptocurrency markets.

Devendra Reddy Gurrampati, Andhra Pradesh Chief Digital Director said they are resolving the issue with Twitter officials.

He told PTI that they have complained to Twitter and it is expected to be resolved soon.

On October 1st, the official Telugu Desam Party Twitter account was also hacked.

At the time of writing this report, the account has not yet been recovered.