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Hackers Delete Data of Educational Institutes, Demand Crypto to Resolve Issue

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Last Updated: September 08, 2022, 17:53 IST

Ghaziabad, India

A group of hackers allegedly stole and deleted data of educational institutes of KN Modi Foundation. (Representative image)

A group of hackers allegedly stole and deleted data of educational institutes of KN Modi Foundation. (Representative image)

SP (Rural) Iraj Raja said police have received a complaint from Sandeep Kumar Yadav on behalf of the foundation.

A group of hackers allegedly stole and deleted data of educational institutes of KN Modi Foundation and demanded cryptocurrency worth USD 1 million to resolve the issue. SP (Rural) Iraj Raja said police have received a complaint from Sandeep Kumar Yadav on behalf of the foundation. In his complaint, he told police that the hackers stole and deleted all data of students and staff from the computers of the institute.

Police have registered an FIR against two unknown persons under Section 507 (criminal Intimidation by an anonymous communication) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and relevant sections of the IT Act.

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first published:September 08, 2022, 11:39 IST
last updated:September 08, 2022, 17:53 IST