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Alleged Bangladeshi hackers "leak" information about Indian Navy officers

March 14 2012 at 12:25 PM

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Amazing how the media is trying to call Google searching 'hacking' now...
By Manan Kakkar | February 23, 2012, 8:54pm PST

Summary: Pranksters with skills to Google upload already public information to PasteBin calling it a hack and threaten the Indian government.

As I sit in my labs trying to finish some of my pending drafts, my friend @BlogsDNA tipped me about a hack. According to information uploaded on PasteBin, hackers from Bangladesh got hold of personal information about some Indian Naval officers. In bold claims, the Paste Bin dump calls this a demo for the Indian government. My first reaction was, Oh crap! Then I decided to search.

It turns out this information was already public. Moreover, the details leaked are of retired naval officers in Mumbai. The Indian Navy has charters across the country for those who have been part of the Indian navy;..."
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