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BMC Website Caught In India-Pak Hacker War

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) website recently became the latest casualty in the cyber war between alleged Indian and Pakistani hackers. Following the defacing of its website (www.mcgm.gov.in) recently, the BMC is boosting online security. Additional Commissioner S J Kunte says he has sanctioned the necessary firewalls. The hacker, claiming to be a Pakistani, succeeded in breaching the BMC server’s security and defaced the index page. Most links on the site were blocked, rendering it unusable for an hour. The hacker, using the name ‘Abunaser’, accused a group of Indian hackers, particularly one called ‘rOxx’, of defacing websites belonging to the .pak domain. This domain is reserved for Pakistani government sites. Full Story

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