The site was later suspended.
Chinese state-backed hackers have also been targeting vaccine-makers, the U.S. government said in July while announcing criminal charges.
A senior Army officer posted in Bengaluru lost Rs 4 lakh to online fraudsters, even after requesting his account be frozen.
The indictment includes charges of trade secret theft, wire fraud conspiracy against the hackers, who federal prosecutors say stole information not only for themselves but also of value to China
The group that has caused quite a stir, took to Twitter and other social media platforms a week ago to condemn the murder of 47-year-old George Floyd, who died after an officer knelt on his neck.
'You targeted Muslim majority': Kerala hackers take down Maneka Gandhi's NGO website over Malappuram remarks
Gandhi has been facing the wrath of Keralites after she tweeted that Malappuram district was known for "its intense criminal activity," especially with regard to animals.
It claimed that "a massive amount of incredibly sensitive financial data connected to the BHIM mobile payment app was exposed to the public".
The site was hacked around March 19 by ‘S1ege’, who is a self-anointed administrator of the Ghost Squad Hackers.
The New York Times said it could be a prelude to officially-sanctioned counterattacks by US agencies involved in cyber warfare.
According to the report, any unauthorized person from anywhere in the world can generate Aadhaar ID using the patch which is freely available for Rs 2,500.
The cover photo of the verified account showed the image of Turkish Airline and the tweets displaying in the account are also in Turkish language.
A high-profile government meeting last month involving video chat via satellite was compromised by Chinese hackers.
According to the researchers, the attacker can also initiate a call or an SMS by impersonating the victim.
Trump's remarks came hours after Clinton said in an interview that Comey, Wikileaks and Russian hackers were responsible for her defeat.