The social media account of Benarnews journalist, Dandy Koeswaraputra was hacked on Wednesday, January 15, 2023.
That day, at 9.30 AM, he checked his Instagram account and found that he had logged out. "When I was about to log back in, it turned out that I couldn't, and my social media accounts were gone" Told Dandy.
His account was misused by hackers to ask for money from the victim's friends via Direct Message (DM).
Then he announced via a WhatsApp group that his social media account had been hacked.
the information received, there is already a friend who transfers some money kepada peretas.
The victim then contacted AJI and received directions to restore his social media account.
At that time, his gmail password and Instagram serta facebook accounts were sophisticated, but the accounts were still controlled by hackers.
The hacker had contacted the victim, and asked for some money so that his account could be returned, but victim did not to transfer the money. Currently, his social media accounts have recovered and can be controlled.