Al-Qaeda Allegedly Hacks Indian Railways

March 7, 2016

On March 1, 2016, a group claiming to be part of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) hacked into a website run by Indian Railways – the fourth largest railway network in the world, which is owned by the Indian government. The group left messages to Indian Muslims on the hacked site urging them to join jihad to defeat the U.S. and its allies.

Source:, March 2, 2016.