Ministry of Defence website hacked, action initiated

Last Modified Friday, 6 April 2018 (17:57 IST)
New Delhi: In what could be called as a major cyber threat, the Ministry of Defence’s website on Friday appeared to be hacked.The website - - was showing error, even as characters in Mandarin appeared on it.The of the website takes a long time and then leads to an error page.However, action has been initiated.

In a tweet, the said, “Action is initiated after the hacking of MoD website ( ). The website shall be restored shortly. Needless to say, every possible step required to prevent any such eventuality in the future will be taken. @DefenceMinIndia @PIB_India @PIBHindi.”Last year, the website of the was also hacked. The MHA, however, denied any hacking, saying it was “down for repair”.(UNI)