After Jason Momoa, Robert Downey Jr's Instagram account hacked; Stories on iPhone, Macbook giveaways posted
Robert Downey Jr's Instagram account was reportedly hacked, but it appears to have been restored. As per reports, the actor's Instagram bio flashed an advertisement link claiming to give away free iPhones.
According to beebom.com, the hackers took to Downey Jr's Instagram Stories to post stories which made it appear as if the actor was conducting a giveaway, where he was presenting fans with iPhones, MacBooks, and even Tesla Model X cars, among other things.
Netizens have posted screenshots of Robert Downey Jr's Instagram stories.
Check it out here
— Paige ✨ (@paige_xo43) September 6, 2019
There seems to be tons of giveaways on Robert Downey Jr. #Instagram account.. Whatever you do, do not click the link. His account is hacked and the link probably leads to #malware@kaspersky @_escanav here is a topic you guys can cover pic.twitter.com/EYCR3SPQsK — Sandeep Balachandran (@one24frames) September 6, 2019
The news comes days after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account got hacked. Aquaman star Jason Momoa's Instagram account was also hacked recently, and the pattern of posting links about free iPhone giveaways appear eerily similar to that of Downey Jr's.
Check out the tweet containing screenshot of Momoa's hacked account
Downey joins a long list of celebs whose accounts have been hacked before, including actress Chloe Grace Moretz, rapper Joey Badass, and YouTubers Shane Dawson and James Charles.
One of the Twitter users claimed that Robert Downey Jr's team have recovered the account.
Check out their tweet
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Updated Date: Sep 06, 2019 16:09:03 IST