Reports: Cyber Group ‘Pakistan Haxors Crew’ Hacks Indian And Israeli Websites, Pakistan National Domain Defaced By Indian Hacker

May 29, 2014

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The Facebook page of Pakistan Haxors Crew

Pakistani and Indian cyber groups routinely hack the websites of rival countries. Recently, Pakistan Haxors Crew (PHC) was in Indian news headlines for having defaced several websites, including that of the Taj Mahal, which are managed by the government of India’s Uttar Pradesh state in which the historical monument is situated.

Indian hackers too routinely attack Pakistani government and private websites. Recently, the technology website CyberKendra.com reported that Indian hackers defaced the national domain of Pakistan, gaining access to their servers. Generally, hackers from the two countries target each other’s websites due to the perceived enmity between them.

The Pakistan Haxors Crew has also been attacking Israeli websites. In April 2014, hackers associated with the PHC carried out major attacks on Israeli websites and hacked email accounts sometimes claimed to number as high as 40,000, according to reports on the Pakistani website Tech.com.pk.

Excerpts are given below from media reports highlighting the hacking attacks in the three countries – India, Pakistan, and Israel.

“A Day After Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Had ‘Icebreaker’ Talks With Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Three Official Websites of [India] … Were On Wednesday [May 28] Temporarily Hacked, Reportedly By Pakistani Hackers”

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