New Delhi: Several Indian hackers have joined hands to launch a massive attack on Pakistani websites to avenge terror attack at Pathankot Air Force Station. According to hackers, they have hacked over a score websites, including crucial Pakistani government sites.
Cyber crime experts’ claim several hacking groups of India is working together and carrying out a mass defacement operation on key Pakistani websites. The group is also identifying and blocking profile on social media and websites being operated by banned terror outfits like Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and Indian Mujahideen (IM).
“For last three days all the active hacking groups are working on attacking Pakistan’s cyber territory. Our Army is not replying, but we will not remain quiet but attack them on the virtual world,” said an underground hacker to MAIL TODAY, adding that hackers among themselves are sharing details of vulnerability in Pakistani website to deface them. Each successful attack is celebrated by posting the tricolour with a patriotic Indian song on the compromised website to express anger.
Cyber experts claim that attack from India is focused on targeting government websites. “Several Pakistani websites were hacked in the last couple of days, which is done to send across a message that Indian hackers won’t sit quiet. Underground community is also planning to launch a major attack specially targeting governmentoperated websites. Our investigations reveal several sites have already been defaced,” said Kislay Chaudhary, cyber security analyst and CEO of Indian Cyber Army.