Nameless loses account to Iraqi hackers


Award-winning Kenyan hitmaker,David Mathenge, popularly known as Nameless has today lost his verified Instagram account to suspected Iraqi hackers.

Alert Kenyans were quick to pick out suspicious posts on his social media account and expressed their concerns.

Shortly afterwards, the fears were confirmed by Nameless’ wife, Wahu Kagwi who added that the account had been taken over by hackers and they were working round the clock to recover it.

“Hey fam. Nameless’ Instagram account has been hacked. We are working to resolve the issue but for now please disregard any posts coming from the Nameless Kenya account,” Wahu said in a statement. confirmed that the account was sharing content that was inconsistent with what Nameless would ordinarily share, including one video bearing the flag of the troubled Middle-Eastern Country – Iraq.

In defense of one of their own, Kenyans online took the hackers head-on, flooding the page with comments rebuking the hackers.

Nameless and Wahu

“How do you feel posting things on the account that isn’t yours?

“What do you benefit from hacking someone’s account?” some of the questions posed by Kenyans online who quickly spotted the unusual posts.

Nameless is the latest in a growing list of personalities to fall victim to hackers.

Others include Kiss 100 presenter Felix Odiwuor alias Jalang’o who lost access to his Twitter account, NTV’s Dennis Okari who lost access to his Facebook account as well as comedian Flaqo who briefly lost access to his YouTube account in October 2020 before recovering the same.

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