Bhubaneswar:22/8/17; The cyber cell wing of Odisha crime branch police have instituted a probe into the alleged hacking of website of Justice BP Das Commission on Sri Mandir reforms.
The attempt to hack the website (www.sjatic.odisha.gov.in) was allegedly done from Ukraine through a proxy server, according to officials of Odisha Computer Application Centre (OCAC).
The commission was set up by state government last year to recommend reforms in Jagannath temple at Puri.
he website, which was hosted on the server of state-run Odisha computer application centre (OCAC), has been shut for public viewing.
A number of governmental websites were successfully hacked in past months, posing serious questions on the cyber security mechanism in the state.
A number of official websites of different departments of the state government were hacked by a group of self-proclaimed hackers from Pakistan, raising question mark on the cyber security of sensitive portals of the government. Websites of Utkal University, Odisha university of agriculture and technology, Odisha state agricultural marketing board, Odisha Staff Selection Commission and central excise, customs and service tax (Bhubaneswar division) were hacked between January 2016 and May this year.