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Pakistan govt website attacked; hackers post Indian national anthem, I-Day greetings

In An Apparent Cyber Attack, Pakistan Government Website Took A Hit On Thursday. The Hackers Reportedly Posted Indian National Anthem And Independence Day Greeting,s On The Message Board.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 03 Aug 2017, 11:52:29 PM
Pakistan govt website attacked; hackers post Indian national anthem, I-Day greetings (PTI Image)

New Delhi:

In an apparent cyber attack, Pakistan Government website took a hit on Thursday. The hackers reportedly posted Indian national anthem and Independence Day greeting,s on the message board. 

The attack comes almost three months after several Indian universities' websites were hacked by Pakistani hackers. 

‘Pakistan Haxors CREW – PHC’, the group which claimed responsibility for hacking into the two websites, posted a screenshot on their Facebook page, claiming they had hacked several websites, including those of Aligarh Muslim University and IIT-BHU in Varanasi, Hindustan Times reported at the time. 

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The hackers smeared the websites with posters of the alleged the “brutalities” by the ‘Indian forces’ in Kashmir.

The official website of “Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf” (PTI) was also hacked a couple of days ago by a hacker group who call themselves as “Voice of Pakistan” and claimed to operate as “Death Aadders Crew”. PTI Official Website Hacked by “Voice of Pakistan”.

Interestingly, the website was hacked few hours after the press conference of Aisha Gulalai, in which she announced to resign from PTI party with serious allegation against the President of PTI “Imran Khan”.

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First Published : 03 Aug 2017, 04:11:50 PM