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    37 government sites hacked till August: Minister


    15 instances of insecure information hosting of website-based services also reported, Lok Sabha told.

    15 instances of insecure data hosting of website-based services likewise reported, Lok Sabha told.

    Thirty-seven sites belonging to Central Ministries and State federal governments were hacked till August, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

    ” According to the information reported to and tracked by Computer system Emergency situation Action Team (CERT-In), 54 and 37 websites of Central Ministries/Departments and State governments were hacked during 2019 and 2020 respectively,” Minister of State for Electronic Devices and IT Sanjay Dhotre told the Lok Sabha.

    He said 15 circumstances of insecure information hosting of federal government website-based services had likewise been this year. “Remedial procedures were suggested to owners of affected websites and services.”

    On the restriction on 224 mobile Apps, mostly Chinese, he stated they had actually been blocked under the arrangements of Area 69 A of the Infotech Act, 2000 in the interest of the sovereignty and integrity, defence and security of India. “Stopping of such Apps has been done on national security issues and hence linkage with any nation might not be disclosed in public domain.”

    He stated there is no data readily available with the Ministry of Electronics and IT on to the variety of task and financial loss due to the restriction on the applications.



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