Cyber attackers target ICMR website, Hack it 6,000 times in a day
Cyber attackers tried to hack ICMR website 6000 times in one day. The IP address of the system trying to hack has been detected.
With the increase in cybercrime and cyberattack cases, cybersecurity concerns have also increased. After the AIIMS server was hacked, the intensity of attacks on other medical and research institutions only increased. The same can be said for medical websites and databases that store patient information. Medical institutions and websites have been targeted by attackers, especially since 2020. In one recent case, the ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) website was hacked. labour.
A government official from the NIC (National Informatics Center) said that cyber attackers tried to attack the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) website more than 6000 times in less than a period of time. 24 hours. The blacklisted IP address from which the hack has been identified is from Hong Kong.
The NIC official added that the attackers were unsuccessful in their efforts because the group involved was alerted in time. It will be difficult to control in case the firewall has any loopholes in it. NIC officials asked officials to update the firewall.
Now it is necessary to ensure that the NIC instructions are strictly followed. Government organizations must continue to update security patches for their systems. It is believed to be a database of patient information being targeted by hackers.