The government said a few Indian missions and posts abroad have faced “unauthorized intrusion” of their respective websites but no sensitive data was compromised. Replying to a written question in the Lok Sabha, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also said that cyber security measures are being strengthened to safeguard the data contained in these websites. Also Read - Ola to offer free oxygen concentrators to the needyAlso Read - Almost 60 percent of internet users in India fell prey to hacking in the last 1 year: Report
“A few Indian missions and posts abroad have faced unauthorized intrusion of their respective websites. No sensitive data belonging to the government was compromised,” the minister said.
She said that instructions/guidelines on cyber security have been reiterated to all missions and posts. Recently, websites of several Indian missions in Europe were hacked. ALSO READ: Long random password can secure you from hacking: Expert