News has broken that the BSNL Server was hacked according to The Hacker News .
The hacked site had this message. ” Hacked by Anonymous India, support Aseem trivedi (cartoonist) and alok dixit on the hunger strike, remove IT Act 66a, databases of all 250 bsnl site has been deleted………….Do not think of BACKUP” with a images of Mr. Aseem while he was arrested by Police.
IAC is leading towards anarchy, as I have blogged often!
BSNL Site Hacked.
The Homepage of BSNL ( Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ) http://www.bsnl.co.in/ was hacked today morning by hacking group Anonymous. BSNL is an Indian state-owned telecommunications company, the largest provider of fixed telephony and fourth largest mobile telephony provider in India, and is also a provider of broadband services.
What is Section 66A of IT Act ?
According to Indian Laws, Section 66A of IT Act is Punishment for sending offensive messages through communication service –
1.) any person who sends, by means of a computer resource or a communication device.
2.) any information that is grossly offensive or has menacing character or any information which he knows to be false, but for the purpose of causing annoyance, inconvenience, danger, obstruction, insult, injury, criminal intimidation, enmity, hatred or ill will, persistently by making use of such computer resource or a communication device.
3.) any electronic mail or electronic mail message for the purpose of causing annoyance or inconvenience or to deceive or to mislead the addressee or recipient about the origin of such message.
shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and with fine.
Why Anonymous Hack BSNL ?
Reason 1 :
Last Month two girls – Shaheen Dhada and Rinu Shrinivasan – were arrested for posting comments made by them on Facebook against Maharashtra Navnirman ShivSena chief Raj Thackeray
. This arrest was under Section 66A of IT Act.
Reason 2 :
The Mumbai police
arrested Mr Trivedi, a member of the India Against Corruption
or IAC, he had put up banners mocking the Indian Constitution
during an Anna Hazare
rally in Mumbai. The arrest was carried out on the basis of a complaint filed by Amit Katarnayea, a legal advisor for a Mumbai-based NGO. Trivedi has been booked under IPC Section 124 A for sedition, Section 66 A of IT Act and under National Emblem Act, 1971. Here are some of the controversial cartoons posted by Trivedi, followed by a nation-wide protest.