Seven Indian embassy websites have been hacked by a group who purportedly support Pakistan, The New Indian Express reported.
The hackers, who call themselves Intruder and Romantic, have posted messages saying, Embassy of India in Dushanbe, Tajikistan Has Been OWNED, Hey Indian Government, Do not Mess With Us Pakistan Army Zindabad, Aata Majhi Satakli? Do not Be Panic We Rock And U Shock Salute To Pakistan Army !Pakistan Zindabad! Feel The Power of Pakistan.
The following sites have been hacked:
Embassy of India in Ankara, Turkey
Embassy of India in Athens ,Greece
Embassy of India to Mexico
Consulate General of India, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Embassy of India in Bucharest , Romania
Embassy of India Dushanbe , Tajikstan
High Commission of India, Pretoria, South Africa
In February, the official web portal of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) was allegedly hacked by a suspected group of Pakistan-based hackers.
According to officials, the website which belonged to Indias Income Tax department, was hacked early Saturday and still remains offline.
Officials further claimed that messages, which read, Pakistan Zindabad and We are team Pak cyber attacker, were posted on the website.
Authorities later took charge and left a message for their visitors, stating, Well be back soon! Sorry for the inconvenience but were performing some maintenance at the moment.
Separately, in May 2015, Indian music streaming website Gaana.com was hacked by a netizen who goes by the name Mak Man. It was later discovered that the hacker belonged to Pakistan, and is based in Lahore.
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