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  • Remove references to ministers, parties from govt websites:ECI March 14, 2014

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed removal of all references to ministers, politicians, political parties available on government websites till the Lok Sabha elections are over. Disclosing this on Friday,Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) VK Singh said the ECI has considered the question of various references currently available on...
  • 12yearold boy concedes hacking govt sites for Anonymous in exchange for video games October 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A 12yearold boy has reportedly admitted to breaking into many government and police websites during the student uprising in spring 2012, causing damage worth $60,000 to the sites. He confessed that he was working in the name of the hackeractivist group Anonymous, reports Toronto Sun. The boy pleaded, who...
  • Probe agencies looking into hacking of govt websites: Antony March 13, 2013

    The government has ordered a probe into reports that Chinese hackers targeted sensitive government files. Hundreds of sites are among those said to have been hacked. The DRDO though denied any of its sites were targeted. ...
  • Haryana puts rapists' profiles on Internet January 4, 2013

    Chandigarh: Haryana Police on Friday began putting names and details of convicted rapists on a government website even as two youths were arrested in Jind district for allegedly recording and circulating the obscene MMS of a teenager. Haryana police have started a process to put names, addresses and crime details...
  • Israeli government websites under mass hacking attack November 19, 2012

    Jerusalem: More than 44 million hacking attempts have been made on Israeli government web sites since Wednesday when Israel began its Gaza air strikes, the government said on Sunday. Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz said just one hacking attempt was successful on a site he did not want to name, but it...
  • Over 270 government websites hacked till July September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Over 270 government websites were hacked till July this year, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot informed parliament. "A total number of 201, 303, 308 and 273 government websites were hacked during the year 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 (till July) respectively," Pilot said in a...
  • Govt sets norms for depts using social media August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday issued guidelines for its departments using social media networks asking them not to post confidential information and "unverified" facts. With 40 million Facebook and 16 million Twitter users in India, social media have emerged as a powerful platform for forming an opinion as well as...
  • Govt websites will be on new internet protocol by yearend June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Websites of all government organisations will move to the new Internet Protocol (IP), IPv6, by the yearend, the communications and information technology ministry said Wednesday. "A direction has been issued to all the government organisations to migrate their websites to IPv6 by December 2012," the ministry said in a...
  • Over 100 Govt websites hacked in 3 months March 14, 2012

    New Delhi: A total of 112 government websites belonging to various state government agencies, Planning Commission and Finance Ministry were hacked in the threemonth period ending February 2012, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. "During the period December 2011 to February 2012, a total number of 112 government websites were hacked," Minister...
  • Two arrested for running fake government websites February 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Two people were arrested for cheating unemployed youths by promising them government jobs through fake government websites, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Saturday. "The accused were running fake offices and websites in the names of government organizations like 'Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Awam Suchna Sansthan' and 'NREGA...
  • Nine government websites defaced: NIC February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Nine official websites including that of the Power Ministry, Maharashtra, Kerala and Uttarakhand Governments were defaced in the recent past, forcing the authorities to strengthen cyber security safeguards. The websites www.kumbh2010haridwar.gov.in, www.ueppcb.uk.gov.in, www.gov.ua.nic.in/ujn, www.cdodoon.gov.in, www.arunachal.nic.in,www.beeindia.nic.in, www.civilsupplieskerala.gov.in, www.mpcb.gov.in and www.informatics.nic.in were defaced, the National Informatics Centre (NIC) under the Ministry...
  • Chinese cyber crawlers hack Indian Govt sites May 5, 2008

    New Delhi: India and China swore eternal friendship during a summit in Beijing in January, 2008. Three months later, senior MEA officials admitted that the computers at the Indian Embassy in Beijing had been hacked. The Government also admits that its websites and portals are under sustained attack from Chinese...
  • Another govt website hacked, this time it's target Goa November 18, 2007

    Goa: Two wolves, a crescent moon and a star, and words proudly proclaiming that Huseyingazi Turkish Republican Hacker is the man behind this defacement. That's what greeted people who logged on to Goa government's public information website on Saturday. The hacker spews venom against the US calling them terrorists and peppered...