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Alwar’s Raj Rishi Bhartrihari Matsya University website was hacked


Raj Rishi Bhartrihari Matsya University website was allegedly hacked on the morning of April 2, 2019. The university was previously known as Matsya University. Raj Rishi Bhartrihari Matsya University is state university that is located at Alwar city of Rajasthan, which is a north Indian state.


The homepage of hacked university website was defaced with the messages of supporting Pakistan. The screenshots of defaced Matsya University homepage showed that one hacker group known as 'Black Scorpions' claimed the responsibility for this cyber attack on Raj Rishi Bhartrihari Matsya University website.


On the homepage of hacked website, the hackers posted a message that says "Pakistan Zindabad" with national flag of Pakistan. Along with that message, the hacker group also posted another message that says "atrocities" against the minorities in India have to be stopped and the Kashmiris' must be "given their rights".


The message that was posted by the hacker group also claims that bank account and credit card details of people's were "not safe." Further, the hacker group threatened that they will publish all these sensitive details on internet soon. With this warning message, the hacker group also posted a photograph of the stone-pelters in Kashmir.


As per local reports, the university came to know about this hacking incident when an Alwar University student has tried to access Matsya university website in the morning of April 2, 2019, at around 6:30am. The local reports also suggested that the student want to access university website in order to check his admit card details, but found that university website had been hacked.


In a few hours on the morning of April 2 itself, the university website was restored. However, the Pakistani flag image was visible at that time. The university website's homepage came to its original self only by the afternoon of April 2.


Patrika reported that this is not first time when website of Raj Rishi Bhartrihari Matsya University was hacked. However, the university students decided to lodge complaint with Collector regarding this incident. Meanwhile, Bharat Singh, the university's vice-chancellor, was unavailable for any comment on this incident, the report stated.


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