Saturday, February 11, 2012

Five ministry websites hacked

A group of hackers, claiming to be Indians, took down four government ministry's websites on Saturday after they hacked into the posts and telecommunications ministry website.

The ministries are communications, youth and sports, primary and mass education and education.

Apart from these, Trading Corporation of Bangladesh's website has also been hacked.

Around 9pm on Saturday, it was seen that the sites had gone black and the hackers wrote, "Hacked by Love the Risk, Amal Landhe, Lnx Root, Silent Killer."

In the hacked pages, between two eyes resembling Indian flags, the hackers wrote, "We have an EYE on you.

The name of another hacker group, Indian Cyber Army, was also displayed in the pages.

In the hacked page of TCB, the hackers wrote, "No one Can Stop Us, Hacked Saadi and Hax.r00t".

The website of the posts and telecommunications ministry came under attack in the afternoon. it was restored around 5:50pm.

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid told "I've been informed about the hacking. Measures are being taken to restore the website."

No other senior officials of other ministries were available for comments.