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Indian hacker group kicked-out by Facebook

The Indian arm of a hacker group 'Anonymous' - called Anonymous Operation India - has been removed from Facebook and Twitter. Both the 'Operation India' Facebook page and '@operationindia' Twitter handle are no more accessible.

'Anonymous' is a 'hacktivist' group that has been linked to the recent attack on Sony as well as against the governments of Iran, Spain, New Zealand and Colombia. Their operations started in India recently and came into the limelight when they claimed to have hacked the National Informatics Centre website and the Indian Army website last week .

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The NIC site on the URL was defaced with graffiti that said: "We exist without nationality. We exist with humanity. NIC took 3 mins."

In a similar hack, the Indian Army's website was reportedly taken down for about an hour. According to, the hackers also released password/ login information and forensic logs of The Denial of Service (DoS) attack reportedly did not harm the site and there was no data loss. The site also quotes a message from them that states, "We took Down Indian Army Official Site and NIC knows more what we did."
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