During the period December, 2011 to February, 2012 a total number of 112 Government websites were hacked. These hacked websites belonged to the agencies in the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, Manipur: Agencies of Ministry of Finance, Health, Planning Commission and Human Resource Development, as per a note by Ministry of Communications & Information Technology.
Internet Frauds in India
According to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) the numbers of internet frauds involving Rs 1 lakh and above have declined over the last three years from 269 cases in the calendar year 2009 to 125 cases in the calendar year 2011. However, after taking into account the internet frauds wherein the amount involved in individual cases is less than Rs. 1.00 lakh, the total number of internet frauds were 864 numbers involving Rs. 824.05 lakh, 2232 cases involving Rs 1234.94 lakh and 1798 cases involving Rs.787.39 lakh for the calendar year 2009, 2010 and 2011 respectively. The state wise and year wise data is available only in respect of those internet fraud cases where amount involved in individual case is Rs. 1.00 lakh or more.[via]