Thane police website hacked over Prophet insult; Hacker wanted govt's apology
Published on Jun 14, 2022 05:00 PM IST
The website of Thane police was briefly hacked today morning. Senior officer Sunil Lokhande said technical experts have recovered the data and the website has been restored. Lokhande added the hacking happened around 4am on Tuesday, and a probe in the regard was conducted by the cyber team of the Thane City Police. Meanwhile, additional director general of police (ADG) of Maharashtra Cyber Cell, Madhukar Pandey said that the hackers were traced to Malaysia and Indonesia. The hackers of Thane City Police's website claimed to be supporters of an Islamic group. Following the hacking, a message popped up on the website in which they demanded an immediate apology to “Muslims all over the world”. Watch this video for more information.