Cyber attack on ICMR website after Delhi AIIMS! Attempts to hack more than 6 thousand times in a day
Hacking On Websites: It is feared that hackers may steal the data of crores of patients and misuse it.
Hackers Attack On ICMR Website: Recently in Delhi All India Institute Of Medical Science website hacked After the hacking incident, once again the hackers tried to attack a major organization in Delhi, however they failed this time. This attack was spoken on the Indian Institute of Medical Research.
Hackers of Hong Kong did this act
A government official told the media that the hackers allegedly tried to hack the website of the apex health research body ICMR, but their attempts were foiled. given. The official said that apparently Hong Kong hackers tried to attack the Indian Council of Medical Research website about 6000 times in a span of 24 hours on November 30.
ICMR Website Contents Secure
The attacks come after an alleged ransomware attack that brought down the online services of AIIMS here. The official said, “The contents of the ICMR website are secure. The site is hosted on NIC Data Centre, so the firewall is from NIC which they update regularly. The attack has been successfully stopped.”
Apart from AIIMS and ICMR, many other institutions were made victims
Apart from AIIMS, hackers also attacked Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital, Jal Shakti Ministry, Tamil Nadu’s Sree Saran Medical Center. Hackers sold personal data of 1.5 lakh patients of Tamil Nadu hospital.
Due to hacking, the entire system had to be operated manually.
Due to server down in AIIMS, patient care services in emergency, outpatient, inpatient and laboratory wings were forced to operate manually. To rectify this, the India Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) Delhi Police and the Ministry of Home Affairs are engaged in the investigation.