Meghna Naidu isn’t pregnant, she’s been hacked

Graham Cluley

Glamorous Bollywood actress Meghna Naidu has contacted the computer crime police in Mumbai, after her email and Facebook account were compromised by a hacker.

31-year-old Naidu, who I’m reliably informed is well known as a “sizzling hot Bollywood babe” in the subcontinent, lodged a complaint with the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell (CCIC) after friends reported receiving messages from her Gmail account claiming she was pregnant “from a fling with a guy whose name she couldn’t remember”.

When the messages purporting to come from the actress said that she was planning to abort the child, and used foul language about various Bollywood actors, Meghna Naidu’s friends rapidly became suspicious.

“My friends realised that it wasn’t me chatting with them. Then they called me up and informed me. On Tuesday, I registered a complaint in this regard. I want to know who the hacker is and why he maligned me. The IP addresses of the computers from which the chat messages were sent have been traced…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.

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