Indian group hacks business servers in Australia
Sunday, 14th February 2010
Indian group suspected of hacking business servers
Melbourne, Feb 13, (PTI):
Hackers Union of India is reportedly believed to be the mastermind of alleged hackings of several Melbourne business servers in a retaliation to the attacks against Indians here.
Businesses have been locked out of their computer networks with servers encrypted and encoded, making it impossible for employees to do their work, an ABC report said, adding they were told this would happen every day until attacks on Indians in Melbourne come to an end. The cost of lost business is estimated at over USD 1,00,000 in some cases.
"This is a group for those who are hacking as their prime goal to prove themselves amongst the world. I hate them who hack for fun. Be serious about it," a post on Hackers Union website said. A number of members are freely identified on the site, some with photographs and email addresses.
Publication : Deccan Herald