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Delhi airport customs website hacked

The screen shot of defaced website of the Customs Dept. working from Indira Gandhi International Airport at Delhi.

The screen shot of defaced website of the Customs Dept. working from Indira Gandhi International Airport at Delhi.   | Photo Credit: The Hindu

The website of the Customs department functioning from Indira Gandhi International Airport was defaced allegedly by a Pakistani hacker. The website ‘ >www.igiacustoms.gov.in’, which was defaced on Friday, continued to host the defaced homepage even on Sunday.

According to the defaced home page, a hacker who uses the handle “H4$N4!N H4XOR” managed to break into the server, removed the content on the home page and uploaded an image as well as an audio file of a song. The hacker had also challenged the website administrators with a threat. “Secure it or I hack it again”.

A ‘whois’ search on ‘ >registry.gov.in’ reveals that the site is registered in the name of Joint Commissioner of Customs functioning from IGI Airport, New Delhi.

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