The website of India's Union Minister for Communication, Information and
Technology has reportedly been hacked. Notorious hacking group
Anonymous claimed responsibility for the attack.
In their latest attack on Friday, the hacking group managed to hijack Kapil Sibal's official website kapilsibalmp.com.
about page of the website was hacked to read: "Kapil Sibal is the
world's biggest retard. Born with a below 60 IQ he thought he could mess
with the Internet and let the elite of his party suppress freedom of
While the Constituency page of this website has a picture
of Kapil Sibal playing the popular television game 'Kaun Banega
Crorepati' (KBC). The question reads as 'Which of these things can be
harmful for the country?' And the four options listed are Me, Freedom,
Me and Me. Freedom amongst these four options has been highlighted as in
the game to connote the right answer.
responsibility for the attack via their Twitter account @opindia_revenge
saying they hacked the website because "He (Sibal) had used the words
'Victims of freedom of Expression'. He is hiding the fact that #66A is
breaking the internet media."
As of writing this report, the site has been taken down and the message reads: "This website is currently under maintenance."
in the month of June, the Anonymous had hacked into Relaince servers
and Reliance Communications customers were unable to access Facebook,
Twitter and other sites for several hours. Later in the month, MTNL's
website became their next victim as the hacking group claimed that they
were opposing "censorship" of the Internet.
This group also held
protests in several Indian cities in June 2012 against what they claimed
as 'growing censorship of Internet by the government' in the country.
Held under the banner of worldwide group of web hacking activists
'Anonymous', youngsters wearing 'Guy Fawkes' masks held protests in 16
cities including Bangalore, Pune and Chandigarh, the group claimed on