Turkish nationals hack into Navi Mumbai police’s website for ‘fun’

Mumbai city news: The accused had access to the site for not more than 20 minutes

mumbai Updated: Jul 08, 2017 14:47 IST
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Hindustan Times
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Officials learnt about the hacking within 10 minutes and secured the site instantly(HT File Photo)

The Navi Mumbai police’s official website was recently hacked by a few unidentified people, who were later traced to Turkey, said an official from the crime branch, who did not wish to be identified.

“The website was hacked around 8 am on July 1. The official who handles the site learnt about the hacking within 10 minutes. He informed the engineers, who secured the site immediately. The hackers had access to our website for not more than 20 minutes,” said Tushar Doshi, deputy commissioner police (crime).

“All our data has been secured. We think the accused hacked our website for fun. They did not seem to have evil intentions,” he said.

An FIR was registered against unidentified people under sections of the IT Act.

First Published: Jul 08, 2017 14:47 IST