Pak cyber hackers ''hack'' Cochin Port website

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Kochi, Jan 24 (PTI) Cyber hackers from Pakistan arealleged to have hacked the website of the Cochin Port Trust,investigations have revealed.

The cyber wing of police found that the portal washacked from a Pakistan Internet Protocol (IP) address.

"We have handed over the log details to CBI InterpolCyber wing," Police Commissioner Manoj Abraham told PTI.

The hacking was done at 0830 am on January 19.

Cochin Port Trust said the hackers left an anti-national message on the site.

A closer examination of the site also revealed thatthe hacker had left behind an alternate homepage and had notactually changed or edited the contents of the CPT website.

The port filed a complaint with the police followingwhich the cyber wing began its investigations.

"Actions are being taken to restore the website withall possible security provisions and avoid recurrence of suchincidents in future," the port said.

All the system logs have been forwarded to the CyberCrime Cell under the Cochin City Police Commissioner.

The attack has impacted only on the informationdisplay and sharing related to Cochin Port Trust and has in noway touched or impacted the usage of the Integrated EnterpriseResource Planning solution (christened the ePort). Allactivities at the port, in all the departments, which areusing the ePort solution are going on as usual, the port said.

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