Hyderabad Passport Office website hacked
Hyderabad City Commissioner’s Task Force (North Zone) apprehended seven persons, who hacked the Passport Office (Hyderabad) website and booked slots for registration of Passport applications online under ‘Tatkal’ scheme and thus made it difficult for others to secure slots.
The gang of seven, led by Lathadhar Rao, a PG Diploma holder in Computer Applications and his associates “illegally” uploaded about 3,000 passport applications by hacking the website so far.
The Regional Passport Office authorities of Hyderabad are officially releasing online slots for confirmed dates of appointments to the applicants in obtaining passports under ‘Tatkal’ scheme.
Lathadhar Rao, entered the website and gained access to the server of NIC and succeeded in submitting the passport applications with confirmed dates under ‘Tatkal’ scheme