‘Mad Tiger’ hacks over 60 Odisha govt colleges and official websites!

Bhubaneswar: Once again, exposing lapses in security features, several websites of different colleges and associations were reportedly hacked across Odisha on Saturday. Though it is still not clear which group of cyber hackers is behind the hacking of websites, the homepage of compromised websites carry the name of ’Mad Tiger’.

Over 60 websites including several educational intuitions have been hacked which appears to be a case of a cyber-war.

According to sources, the website of Odisha Administrative Services Association (OASA), Daitapati Nijog office, several government and colleges have been hacked. The websites of Salipur college, Hindol college, Sarankul College, Ranpur Degree college and several other private institutions have also been hacked, sources said.

“The websites of several government and private institutions have been hacked due to poor cyber security measures. After hacking the websites, the hacker might be accessing the data. It is certainly a matter of concern as the personal and other confidential data of students and others might be misused,” said Chirag Rath, cyber expert.