Saturday, February 27, 2010

177 cyber attacks on govt offices

New Delhi: Government offices reported a total of 177 cyber attacks in 2009, all of which originated from computers in foreign countries. Incidentally, cyber incidents in 2009 were almost double than in 2008 which saw 93 such incidents.

“A total number of 31, 93, 177 and 32 cyber incidents pertaining to (website defacement, website compromise and malware propagation) have been reported during the years 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 respectively in various government offices,” Ajay Maken, minister of state for home affairs, said in awritten statement the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. “These attacks have been observed to be coming rom computers installed in a number of foreign countries,” he said.

Source:TNN - Times Of India


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Thirteen indian telecom companies are harvesting/selling sensitive data. Cert-In attacks corporate sites and then levies rescue and AMC charges. All attacks and rescues originate within India - nothing from outside. Detail at