[Updated]Shane Watson Instagram account seemingly hacked

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Original story (from Oct 15) follows:

The Instagram account of popular Australian cricketer Shane Watson seems to be hacked. This apparently happened today after several users spotted that numerous indecent images were added to Shane Watson’s Instagram account within an hour.

The hacker has also changed the profile info of Shane Watson, and now his Instagram account profile read as follows: Join Shadow Realm, Link in BIO ! For Free Nudes. A discord link has been added in bio which supposedly has nude photos of girls.

The hacker has added nearly 24 indecent posts within a matter of an hour. It is not the first time that hackers have targeted the popular Australian cricketer, Shane Watson. His Twitter account was also hacked few days back on October 11, 2019.

The cricketer thanked people who helped him to get his account back on October 13, 2019. Have a look at his tweet below.

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Also, earlier this month, the Twitter account of budding actress Kiara Advani got hacked, and she used her Instagram account to inform her fans. She also requested people not to click any suspicious link sent from her handle.

For a quick refresher, Shane Watson is one best all-rounders from the modern cricketing era. Shane Watson has played 190 ODI matches in which he has scored 5757 runs with an average of 40.54. He has also made 3731 runs in Test matches at an average of 35.19.

Update 1 (Oct 15)

Shane Watson has apologised to everyone for the illicit photos that have been posted through this Instagram account. Have a look at his tweet below.

Shane Watson

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