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Virus gets into Indo-Pak cyber war

India and Pakistan may be talking peace again, but the cyber war between the two has just reached a peak. The hacking war is likely to give way to a virus war. So far this year, Pakistanis have hacked or defaced as many as 477 Indian websites — 270 of them in April alone — against the 288 sites they hacked in all of 2002. Says Anubhav Kalia of flawfinder.com who keeps track of hacked Indian sites: “The Pakistanis are retaliating against the Indian attacks on their sites.” This cyber war has so far been confined to hacking: getting into a website and replacing a page with propaganda messages, usually about Kashmir in the case of Pakistani hackers and about terrorism in the case of Indian hackers. Full Story

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