Published On : Fri, Apr 6th, 2018

Defence Ministry website hacked, shows Chinese characters

New Delhi: The website of the Ministry of Defence went down on Friday evening. The website has reportedly been hacked allegedly by Chinese hackers. The website — — is inaccessible due to the hack. Chinese characters were appearing on the Ministry of Defence’s website, according to media reports.

Details were awaited.

Notably, last month, the Indian Army had released a video about Chinese hackers and urged citizens to use messaging app WhatsApp safely. The Army had also warned soldiers posted along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) against using a host of apps, including WhatsApp.