6000 Indian websites hacked
As many as 6,000 Indiabased websites, including those of corporate companies, were defaced by hackers to kill their customers’ confidence in 2009. This was revealed during a daylong seminar on `Digital Technology In Crime Investigation’ organised by the Crime Investigation Department (CID).
Similarly, 14 lakh Indian computers were affected by Botent, a syndicated way of sending a virus by a group of cyber criminals. SS Sarma of Emergency Response TeamIndia said that cases of defacing and Botent dissemination have been on the rise.