According to viral message going about on social media, the Indian Ministry of Defence website appeared to have been hacked on Friday.
It is said that the Chinese characters appeared on the website.
It is quite possible that the Chinese hackers may be behind the misdeed as they are also world renowned for such activities.
The website read, “The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later” message was being flashed on the home page.
Ministry of Defence pointed out that the National Informatics Centre maintains the website and they are trying to restore it.
Even sources in the Ministry of Defence suspect Chinese hackers may be involved in defacing the website.
Earlier in February, the Ministry of Home Affairs official website become the victim of cyber crime as its web portal was hacked.>