Mumbai: Actor-politician Urmila Matondkar on Thursday mentioned her Instagram account has been restored after it was hacked briefly. Taking to Twitter, the 46-year-old actor thanked Mumbai Police and Instagram for restoring her account, although a few of her previous posts are nonetheless lacking.
“And I’m back on @instagram againThank you @MumbaiPolice and @instagram for your quick support even though some of my posts are missing,” she wrote on Twitter, alongside a photograph of herself. On Wednesday, Matondkar reported on Twitter that her Instagram profile was compromised after she responded to a direct message (DM) on the photo-video sharing app.
Posts from her Instagram account have been worn out, with the show title modified to “Instagram Support”. “This is an automated message sent to you. If you have infringed copyright, you will receive an automated message,” the message learn on her profile. Matondkar later filed a First Information Report (FIR) with Maharashtra Cyber, the state police’s cyber wing.
The actor had additionally urged different girls to not take incidents of cyber crimes frivolously. “‘Cyber crimes’ is not something that women should take lightly… As I went to file FIR on my @instagram ac hacking met this dynamic DCP #cybercrime @MumbaiPolice Smt. Rashmi Karandikar who enlightened me lot more on the issue. Will surely be working on it in future. @MahaCyber1,” she had mentioned.
Matondkar, who had contested the 2019 Lok Sabha election from north Mumbai constituency as a Congress candidate, not too long ago joined the Shiv Sena.
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