Patna: There was a major cyber attack in India on Tuesday. More than 500 portals of the country have been hacked. These include 70 websites including the portal of Thane Police in Maharashtra. Three of them are government. Hackers from Malaysia and Indonesia have been suspected in the case.
Madhukar Pandey, ADG, Maharashtra Cyber Cell, said, “We have restored many portals. Restoration work of many is underway. More than 70 websites of the state were attacked after the portals of private universities were hacked. Three of them were official. The figure of the hacked portal is more than 500.
ADG Pandey said that amid the ongoing communal tension in the country, several cyber hackers carried out the attack together. Many websites have been hacked in the country. The names of hackers from two countries Malaysia and Indonesia are coming up in the case. Whether this gang is active in India or not, we are yet to receive the news. Sunil Lokhande, DCP Cyber Cell, Thane Police said that the police website was hacked at around 4 am today. Technical experts have restored the data and website. Investigation of the case is going on. The Maharashtra Home Department has ordered a probe into the hacking of government portals and others to the state’s cyber cell. An inquiry has also been initiated into the hacking of the portal of Thane police.
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