Hackers from both India and Pakistan being the master in cyberspace because near about 2,000 websites have been defaced in past two days.
More than 100 Pakistani websites were defaced on Wednesday, it appears that, in reprisal for the defacement of more than 2,000 Indian websites by Pakistani hackers on Republic Day. According to the Global Cyber Security Response Team (GCSRT) “The corrective defacement of Pakistani websites started on Tuesday night and sustained through Wednesday”.
On Republic Day, Pakistani hackers defaced 2,118 Indian websites, including those of the Central Bank of India and the website of model turned actress Poonam Pandey.
KashmirCyberArmy", "PakCyber Expert", "HUnter Gujar" and the Operation was named as "#OP26jan", noted the agency. Just two weeks earlier, 1,400 Indian websites were hacked. The defaced websites carried the message "Hacked by Indian Cyber Rakshak", and the attacks are expected to continue, cyber security experts told in the meeting
Pakistani hackers "StrikerRude" defaced the most of the Indian Websites.
Now, after reading the above article , you must know what are hackers? Let me introduce a little about the hackers:
Hacking Means :
Gaining unauthorized access to data in a system or computer.
In computer networking, hacking is any technical effort to manipulate the normal behavior of network connections and connected systems. A hacker is any person engaged in hacking. The term "Hacking" historically referred to constructive, clever technical work that was not necessarily related to computer systems.
Hacking vs. Cracking :
Malicious and nasty attacks on computer networks are called cracking, while hacking applies only to the activities having nice intentions. Most non-technical people don't know the difference, but , Outside of academia, its extremely common to see the term "Hack" misused and be applied to cracks as well.
Today, however, hacking and hackers are most commonly associated with malicious programming attacks on the Internet and other networks.