Hackers deface JNU library website, threaten ‘traitors’

The hacking of the website comes amid a row over an event at the varsity against hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Written by Aranya Shankar | New Delhi | Updated: February 17, 2016 2:39 am
JNU library JNU central library is down is not accessible. The Google search displays ‘Hacked By Bl@Ck Dr@goN’.

Hackers Tuesday defaced the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) library website and left a message for alleged “traitors” and “anti-nationals” on the campus, claiming that India “kills each and every person who will go against the nation.”The hacking, which reportedly took place in the evening, left the website inaccessible for hours.

“The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later,” read a message on the website late at night. JNU Registrar Bupinder Zutshi said: “I got to know around 7 pm that the site has been hacked. We are working to restore the website.”

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The hackers, who call themselves Black Dragon, Haxor Todu, Spider64, Yamraaj, Moni HBH, Code13, All0c and Root Zero, took responsibility for the attack.