Pak Cyber hackers hack Cochin Port website

The Cyber wing of the police under Kochi Police commissioner, which began investigations into the hacking of the site, found that the website had been hacked from Pakistan IP.
'We have handed over the log details to CBI Interpol Cyber wing, Commissioner, Manoj Abraham sources told PTI.

The hacking was done at 0830 am on Jan 19.Cochin Port Trust (CPT) said that the hackers had left behind anti national message on the site. A closer examination of the site revealed that the hacker had left behind an alternate homepage and had not actually changed or edited the contents of the CPT website.

The port filed a complaint with the police following which the cyber wing began its investigations.

Actions are being taken to restore the website with all possible security provisions and avoid recurrence of such incidents in future, the port said.All the system logs have been forwarded to the Cyber Crime Cell under the Cochin City Police Commissioner.

The attack has impacted only on the information display and sharing related to Cochin Port Trust and has in no way touched or impacted the usage of the Integrated Enterprise Resource Planning solution (christened the ePort). All activities at the port, in all the departments, which are using the ePort solution are going on as usual.

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