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This Odisha villager hacked EPABX system, gave Rs 60 lakh jolt to a company!

If You Think That Only IITians Or Those From Highly Reputed Places Could Hack A Computer Network, Then You May Change Your Perception After Reading The Details Of This Story.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aman Dwivedi | Updated on: 29 May 2016, 11:13:13 AM
19-year-old Himalaya Mohanty of Balasore district managed to hack into the EPABX system.

New Delhi:

If you think that only IITians or those from highly reputed places could hack a computer network, then you may change your perception after reading the details of this story.

A villager from Odisha, who is not even well literate, hacked the EPABX system of a city based company causing Rs. 60 Lakh loss to the latter.

According to a report, 19-year-old Himalaya Mohanty of Balasore district managed to hack into the EPABX system of Hyderabad-based Lloyd Electricals and Engineering Ltd.

Mohanty who is not even well versed in English enrolled himself in several online forums and communicated using translation software.

The teen hacker has confessed that he learned hacking through various online forums and is able to hack Wi-Fi routers, email and Facebook accounts as well as smartphones.

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First Published : 29 May 2016, 10:49:00 AM

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