Ministry of Defence India website hacked, shows Chinese language
The website of India’s defence ministry was hacked on Friday, with users being directed to an error message.
The official website of Ministry of Defence – https://mod.gov.in/ shows Chinese characters appeared on the home page.
“We are seized of the matter. The National Informatics Centre, which maintains the website, is trying to restore it,” said a spokesperson for the ministry.
‘The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later.’, the message appeared on the home page of the website.
The Ministry of Defence is charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the Indian armed forces.
More details are awaited.