NEW DELHI — Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the e-ticketing portal of Indian Railways, is feared to be hacked with reports suggesting that personal data of over 1 crore customers have been stolen from the server.
According to several Indian media reports, the matter came to light after IG, Maharashtra Cyber Cell, informed the Chief Commercial Manager Western Railway about the site being hacked.
“Three days ago, IB cyber cell, Mumbai informed us that some data in the name of IRCTC is in circulation,” IRCTC PRO Sandip Dutta said.
The IRCTC website is used by thousands of customers daily to book railway tickets.
Personal data including phone number, email ids, Aadhaar Card, driving license number, etc. are required to complete the booking process.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.