The personal and professional details of about 2.7 crore members registered with the retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) have been exposed to data theft. In a letter to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, the Central Provident Fund Commissioner has written that hackers have stolen data from the Aadhaar seeding portal Read more about Provident Fund Hacked, Possible Data Theft of 2.7 Crore People[…]
Independent Information Technology companies had repeatedly warned the government about the vulnerability of its websites, but their advice was not heeded.
“We at the National Anti-Hacking Group had been warning the government since 2003, that their websites were vulnerable. We hacked into the government hosted websites and later told them what we had done, just so that they could understand how easy it was. Since the government never took action on any of our […]