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CDA[O] Pune Website Was Hacked From Germany:Officials Calls It a Paid Job

[New Delhi]CDA[O] Pune Website Was Hacked From Germany.Officials Calls It a Paid Job
The Hacking of the official website of Office of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Officers)Pune [PCDA(O)] was done through an IP address that has been traced to Germany,
However, the officials believe that the hacking, which occurred on March 31, could have been a paid job.
“The hacking has been traced to Germany but we believe it could have been a paid job,” the sources said.
Official said that a report has been prepared by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) and it has been submitted to the Defence Ministry.
The website had been down for several days and it was feared that personal details besides login names and passwords may have been compromised.
Arvind R Kaushal, Controller General of Defence Accounts,[CGDA] today said the the incident had “hit us hard”.
Addressing a seminar , Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar cautioned the Defence Accounts officials against any attack of hackers on their database.