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Swwapnil Joshi Speaks Up About The Cyber Crime He Experienced On Instagram

An attempt was made to hack Swapnil Joshi's Instagram account last night. Here's what exactly happened?

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Swwapnil Joshi Speaks Up About The Cyber Crime He Experienced On Instagram
Recently an attempt was made to hack actor Swapnil Joshi's Instagram account. Panicked yet cautious Swwapnil's IT team was quick to bouncing back from this attack without much damage. Actor Swapnil Joshi has posted a video on Instagram describing this horrifying experience. He has tried to create awareness about how they cheat you through a verified account to sneak into your privacy settings. Swapnil Joshi also clarified that there were repeated attempts to ask for passwords as well. 

Swwapnil tells his fans, "An attempt was made to hack my Instagram account last night. Upon realizing that this is a suspicious action, my social media team thwarted this attempt. I was approached by a verified account called Instagram Support, (with a blue tick) from which I was repeatedly asked for a password. However, I did not share the password. My social media team realized that this was all fake. I did not share any passwords. Also, we tried not to open any links or messages."

Swwapnils warns fans saying, "This can happen to you as well. For a moment I thought my account and all my efforts on my social media were gone. But fortunately, that did not happen. If something like this happens to you, be careful. Don't share passwords with anyone."


This is an alarming incident that makes us re-look at our social interactions. It is a great attempt by Swwpnil and his team to thwart such attacks and make fans aware about it. 

Image source: instagram/swwapnil_joshi

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