Hackers deface National Security Guard website with anti-India content

A National Security Guards (NSG) commando showing skills at their newly inaugurated Regional Hub in Mumbai on February 23, 2012. Photograph:( AFP )

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 01, 2017, 07.27 PM (IST)

India's elite counter-terror and counter-hijack force National Security Guards' (NSG) website was hacked and defaced with anti-India content by suspected Pakistan-affiliated operatives, PTI reported.

The hackers also posted a derogatory message against the India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the website.

The website was blocked by the officials after noticing that it has been hacked, reported PTI.

Official sources pointed that it could be the work of Pakistan-affiliated hackers. The hackers identified themselves as "Alone Injector".

The National Informatics Centre (NIC) has been informed about the hacking event and "remedial action" is in process, a report in the PTI stated.

(WION with inputs from PTI)