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NIT Srinagar website hacked,  free Kashmir messages posted

The hackers identified as SH 11 Team Pak Cyber Skullz carried out the attack, hours after the Indian cricket team defeated Pakistan in Champions trophy match.

Published: 06th June 2017 05:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th June 2017 05:59 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SRINAGAR: The official website of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, was hacked today by hackers who identified themselves as "Pak Cyber Skullz" and posted "free Kashmir" messages on it.

The hackers identified themselves as "SH 11 Team Pak Cyber Skullz".

"Do you know why you got hacked? Free Kashmir....Freedom is our goal," the hackers posted.

The hackers posted some more similar messages.

After noticing that that the site had been hacked, the authorities took it off for taking remedial measures.

The hacking took place shortly after the Indian cricket team defeated their Pakistani counterparts in a Champions trophy match.

NIT Srinagar was earlier in the news when a clash between local and non-local students occurred over India's defeat in the T-20 World Cup semi-final match against West Indies last year.

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