Saturday, March 6, 2010

All hacking attempts on govt computers unsuccessful: Sachin Pilot!

There accept been attempts to drudge into the government computer network, but till date there has been no accident of basic information, says Abbot of State for Advice and Advice Technology Sachin Pilot.
“Yes, there accept been attempts but I can actually say that not one attack has been successful,” the abbot said. “The government's computer arrangement system, maintained by the National Informatics Centre, is awful efficient,” Mr. Pilot told IANS in an interview.
Earlier this year, hackers approved to access government computers in basic ministries including the appointment of the National Aegis Adviser (NSA). These attacks, admiral said, originated in China.
According to the Computer Emergency Response Team, a cyber aegis advising and barometer bureau of the Department of Advice Technology, 570 Indian web sites were defaced by hackers during January this year, adjoin 271 during the like ages of aftermost year.
The hackers had beatific an e-mail with a PDF adapter absolute a Trojan virus. But the virus, which allows hackers to download or annul files, was detected and admiral were told not to log on until it was eliminated.
The Admiral of External Affairs and Indian embassies accept instituted acrimonious agreement on the use of e-mails by confined officers, which includes frequently alteration passwords and application e-mails alone for accepted communication.Besides, the admiral has instituted a alternate aegis analysis of all computers to area off cyber threats.

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