Hackers target website of Odisha Revenue Department

Bhubaneswar: As many as three sensitive external links on the website of Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the Odisha government were hacked by unidentified hackers today.

According to sources, extremely important links on the page of Revenue department’s portal including SRC (Special Relief Commissioner), OSDMA (Odisha State Disaster Management Authority) and e-Despatch (Electronic Despatch) were hacked by unidentified cyber criminals.

According to sources, it is suspected that the links were hacked by some Pakistan-backed organisation. Till last reports came in, the links were mostly restored and efforts were underway to fully sanitize the website.

Earlier this month, Telengana government’s Irrigation Department website was hacked by unidentified hackers and unauthorised files were uploaded in the ‘circulars and proceedings’ section of the website.

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