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Many Indian websites hacked

Many Indian websites hacked

Many Indian websites were hacked. They demanded an apology to Muslims all over the world. Yesterday morning, the website of the Thane city police was hacked.  As many as 500 websites were hacked as per reports.

Amid the Prophet row, many violent incidents have been reported across the country. Protests have been turned violent in many areas of the country. Incidents of stone-pelting and vandalism have been reported in Ranchi and Prayagraj.

In this context, many government and private websites were allegedly hacked by cyber hackers. They demanded an apology to Muslims all over the world.

The hacked website displayed a message saying that they don’t stand still when their apostle was insulted. Cyber hackers displayed similar messages on many hacked websites. The message also stated that the websites were hacked by one hat cyber team.

Maharashtra Cyber Cell ADG Madhukar Pandey said that over 500 websites were hacked in the country in the same way. However, the Thane city police website was restored later. Similarly, some hacked websites were also restored. Many websites are yet to be restored. The cyber cell initiated a probe into it.

ADG Pandey said that amid the communal tensions in the country, cyber hackers were united and attacked many Indian websites. He added that the names of Malaysia and Indonesia were surfacing. However, they did not get any information on whether the gangs operated from the country or not.

Over 70 websites, including government and private university websites, were hacked. Overall, more than 500 websites were hacked.

Sunil Lokhande, DCP, Cyber Cell, said that the police website was hacked around 4 am. However, the technical team restored the website later in the day and recovered the data.

It was noted that several websites were hacked in the country in the last two days. Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil said that cyber police were probing into the matter.

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