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Over 50 websites including the portals of OAS Association were reportedly hacked

Bhubaneswar:23/2/19: Over 50 websites including the portals of OAS Association and several government colleges were reportedly hacked across the State on Saturday.

Although the identity of hacker is yet to be ascertained, the homepage of the hacked websites shows ‘Mad Tiger’ when someone visits the sites.

A group of hackers is suspected behind the jailbreak of the websites. They allegedly targeted the important websites like OAS Association, Hindol College, Balugaon College and Salipur College in name of ‘Mad Tiger’.

According to reports, the skilled computer experts jailbroke the websites of several educational institutions and also private firms. Though the purpose behind the hacking is unclear, the hackers might have accessed the data of those organisations.

The jailbreak of dozens of websites on a single day could be termed as a major ‘cyber attack’ in the State.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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