Cyber events are reported to the impacted organisations by CERT-In, along with any necessary corrective action.
- In 2022, CERT-In found and stopped 3,24,620 harmful frauds.
- On Indian cyberspace, there have been efforts to launch cyberattacks.
- The upper House was briefed on the issue by the Union Minister.
50 government websites were breached in 2022–2023, the Union Minister for Communications, Electronics, and Information Technology informed Rajya Sabha on Friday in a written reply. On the subject of the specifics of incidents of hacking into websites belonging to Central Ministries/Departments and State Governments starting in 2020, a Union Minister briefed the upper house.
According to information provided to and monitored by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), 50 websites belonging to State Governments and 59 websites belonging to Central Government Ministries/Departments were each compromised in the years 2020, 2021, and 2022, respectively. This information was provided in response to a parliamentary question posed by CPI MP Binoy Viswam.
He told Rajya Sabha that CERT-In has discovered and stopped 2,83,581, 4,32,057, and 3,24,620 harmful frauds in the years 2020, 2021, and 2022, respectively.
According to information provided to and monitored by CERT-In, a total of 6, 7, and 8 data breach events involving government organisations were recorded in the years 2020, 2021, and 2022, respectively.
“On occasion, attempts have been made to launch cyberattacks against Indian cyberspace from both abroad and within the nation. Such assaults, it has been noted, have penetrated computer systems spread around the globe, and they conceal the identity of the real systems from which they originate by using hidden servers and impersonating tactics “Added he
In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, the Union IT Minister further mentioned that CERT-In coordinates incident response procedures with impacted organisations, service providers, the relevant sector regulators, and law enforcement authorities. Cyber events are reported to the impacted organisations by CERT-In, along with any necessary corrective action. Additionally, it continuously publishes warnings and advisories on the most recent cyberthreats, vulnerabilities, and protective measures.