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Windows 7: India: 112 government sites hacked in 3 months

19 Mar 2012   #1
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India: 112 government sites hacked in 3 months

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Summary: The Indian government has some serious security issues, and hackers are taking advantage. Over a hundred websites were hacked in the last three months alone; data was either deleted or stolen.

112 Indian government websites were hacked in the last three months, according to Sachin Pilot, Minister of State for Communications and IT. The hacked websites were part of government agencies belonging to Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, and Manipur. Also included were the Ministry of Finance, Health, Planning Commission, and Human Resource Development, according to India Times.
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20 Mar 2012   #2
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They probably gained root access, so they were able to hack the 112 associated sites.
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