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2 Kashmiri youth held for hacking 500 Indian websites

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on Friday arrested two Kashmiri students from who were involved in hacking over 500 Indian websites, including those of the government, police said.

The accused have been identified as Shahid Malla, a CSE student at Aryan Group of College in Punjab’s Rajpura and Adil Hussain Teli, a BCA final year student at in Jalandhar.

They are natives of Baramulla and Anantnag districts of 

“Following a tip-off, and were arrested on Friday when a team of Cyber Cell of raided their rented accommodation in Punjab,” a senior police told IANS on the condition of anonymity.

“During investigation, it was found that their were part of group called ‘Team Hackers Third Eye’ which has hacked more than 500 Indian websites, including some government websites,” the said.

The said the accused were also involved in educating Kashmiri youth to bypass state-imposed during April and May in 2017 by using 

“During investigation, they were found continuously in touch with several Pakistani-based anti-Indian hackers while hacking the websites and sharing the personal information of government websites with them. Some of them are believed to be backed by agencies,” he added.

“Through their seditious social media posts, Malla and Teli were found to be pro-and anti-India,” the said, adding that some laptops, mobile phones, SIM cards, Internet dongles, and other instruments were recovered from their rooms.

The said the team was trying to ascertain their further plan and also their source of money. “The probe in underway.”


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