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The hacker group know as Anonymous has shown its support for India’s Anti-Corruption Movement by hacking the National Infomatics Center (NIC) Website and placing this message:

 

The NIC is responsible for implementing and managing IT related projects including e-governance in India. Until now, most cyber attacks on India have been done by Pakistan based hackers as part of the on-going cyber-war between the two countries. Anonymous placed its logo along with a message for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the NIC website. The page was not accessible by Tuesday, but a google cache of the page still reveals the message.

There was however no data stolen by the hack, or any damage done, according to a government expert on cyber security. “This was more a playful threat, that exploited some weaknesses of the NIC site,” an NIC official said on condition of anonymity.

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Anand Kapre
Anand Kapre
A gaming freak, A Computer geek and an important role player at iGyaan.in . He also is a maniac cook( loves his grill) and the founder of minecraft.co.in. Anand is dedicated to testing the devices to their core and finding the useful from the lifeless.
  • In fact I was wondering this. With all IT prowess in India do Indians need a Julian Assange to leak the blackmoney trail? Are Indian hackers impotent to get the names form Swiss banks and others?
    Take the challenge and expose the ministers and babus who threaten the peaceful agitations

  • Looto_india

    Congratulation to Hacker. Baba Ramdev will win soon.