Incident: ‘Lesson learnt’: Shane Watson caught in embarrassing X-rated photo hack | Yahoo Sports

Incident: ‘Lesson learnt’: Shane Watson caught in embarrassing X-rated photo hack | Yahoo Sports

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: October 16 2019

Australian Social Media Hack 2019: ‘Lesson learnt’: Shane Watson caught in embarrassing X-rated photo hack

Australian Cricketer Shane Watson has apologised to his social media followers after inadvertently posting a number of X-Rated photos after his Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked.

Source: ‘Lesson learnt’: Shane Watson caught in embarrassing X-rated photo hack | Yahoo Sports

The Aussie cricketer was the victim of hackers for the second time in as many weeks, with a number of unsavoury posts appearing on his social media accounts.

Shane Watson

His bio was changed to “JOIN SHADOW REALM, LINK IN BIO! FOR FREE NUDES”, and a number of X-Rated pics were posted.

Watson, who played 59 Tests and 190 one-day internationals for Australia, managed to remove the content and later apologised to his 1.3 million followers.

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