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An Islamic organisation hacks, defaces official website of University of Mysore

By H S Shreyas

Mysuru, Aug 28: The official website of one of the country's prominent varsities, University of Mysore (UoM) was hacked and defaced by an Islamic organisation in the late night hours of Saturday. However, IT team of the UoM restored the site in an hour on Monday morning.

The hackers claimed to be a Tunisian cyber resistance, Al Fallaga also left a message - Islam is the only religion. Besides, hackers urged to stop the killings of Burma Muslims and end Buddhist terror. They also posted four graphic images of killings.

Screen grab of defaced official website of UoM

The sources in the varsity tell OneIndia that the website might have been hacked in the late night hours of Saturday. The officials of the university, however, noticed the hacking in the morning hours of Monday.

As soon varsity learnt about hacking, the IT team of the university started working to restore the website. Registrar of University of Mysore, C Basavaraju said: "We have restored the website in an hour."

Basavaraju added, he has directed the technical team to figure out what went wrong. The IT team is working towards it and will submit a report in a day or two to Registrar. After studying the report UoM will lodge a complaint with the police, he informed.

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