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Pakistani hackers hack Surat District Education Officer website

Websites of Surat District Education Officer (DEO) was hacked on Wednesday allegedly by Pakistani hackers. The website was later restored.


  |  Updated On : July 19, 2017 02:14 PM
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New Delhi :  

Website of Surat District Education Officer (DEO) was hacked on Wednesday allegedly by Pakistani hackers.

Early morning visitors of the website noticed that the interface of the Surat District Education Officer was replaced with a message and Pakistan flag. The hackers identified themselves ‘Cyber_Hunter’.

The message read, “Pakistan Zindabad. Just a security warning :).

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According to an official of Surat District Education Officer the local police have been alerted about the hack. Many contents of the website were not accessible till the time report was filed.

Early this year alleged hackers from Pakistan had hacked Websites of Delhi University, IIT-D and Aligarh Muslim University. Then the hackers had claimed the act was in response to a hack of Pakistani Railway website by an alleged Indian hacker.

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The hackers had then left message for the Indian Government and citizens of India along with two videos.

The message left behind by the hackers on the three website then read, "Greetings Government of India, and the people of India. Do you know what your so-called heroes (soldiers) are doing in Kashmir? Do you know they are killing many innocent people in Kashmir?" 

First Published: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 01:50 PM


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