London, March 27 IANS | 3 years ago

Scottish actor Martin Compston, known for his role in "Sweet Sixteen", fell victim to Internet pranksters when his Twitter account was illegally accessed.

A message promoting weight loss popped up on the 28-year-old's page Monday, reports

Visibly upset with the hacking, in a post, he wrote: "As you've probably guessed folks I'm not a diet expert some t**ser hacked the account great to find after finishing work! Apologies."

However, Compston was quick to take action, asking his followers: "How do you change the password on Twitter from your iPhone?"

(Posted on 27-03-2013)