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Hackers deface NGT website, slam ‘surgical strikes’, Kashmir ‘killings’

india Updated: Oct 03, 2016 21:14 IST
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The group hacked the NGT wesbite on Monday and posted a message claiming it as revenge of the ‘Surgical strikes’. (NGT website screenshot)

The National Green Tribunal’s website came under cyber attack on Monday with a hackers’ group posting profanities and claiming it was an act of “revenge” against Indian army’s surgical strikes across the Line of Control.

“We are Unbeatable. You ... kill innocent people in Kashmir and call your self defenders of your country. You ... violate the ceasefire on border and call it ‘Surgical Strikes’. Now kiss the burn of Cyber War,” the hackers, claimed to be ‘D4RK 4NG31’ said in the message with expletives.

The cyber attack was noticed around 7.15pm on Monday.

When contacted by PTI, the NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar was not available for comments.

On September 29, special forces of the Indian army conducted surgical strikes across the LoC border Seven terror launch pads were targeted across the LoC by during the ‘surgical strike’ .

The website was also hacked in 2013. In April, 2012, the Delhi high court bar association’s website was defaced by Pakistani hackers.