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Indian Defence organisation DRDO website hacked

Algerian hackers going by name ‘SanFour25’ yesterday deface 7 Indian government websites including Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), West Bengal police and the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) websites.

According to TheHindu, The most sensitive website that came under attack was the one operated by the Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) of the DRDO (www.rac.gov.in/experts/Dz.php). The website was down for over 9 hours, which actually deals with the recruitment of scientists to the several laboratories of the DRDO.
List of Hacked domains:
  • http://rciregistration.nic.in/rehabcouncil/Dz.txt
  • policewb.gov.in/wbp/counter.txt
  • www.rac.gov.in/experts/Dz.php
  • www.diu.gov.in/departments/Dz.php
  • gpra.nic.in/writereaddata/Dz.php
  • birapdbt.nic.in/video/Dz.php
  • iii.gov.in/tmp/Dz.php
Mirrors of hacked sites are available on Zone-H at SanFour25 archive. It is possible that the hackers could have attacked the website to get details of the scientists. Because it was an "Algerian" , that makes the issue very sensitive for CBI.

Also, this is the very rare case, when some Algerian hackers attack on Indian server/sites, other wise most of the time India is mostly targeted by Pakistan Cyber Army or Bangladesh Cyber Army.

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