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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2373
ANSWERED ON:  05.02.2014
HACKING OF BSNL WEBSITE
SURESH KUMAR SHETKAR
Will the Minister of



COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state:-




(a) whether a Chinese telecom equipment company has reportedly hacked the website of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL);

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether the Government has got the matter investigated;

(d) if so, the outcome thereof; and

(e) if not, the action taken by the Government to avoid recurrence of such incident in future?


ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (DR.(SMT.) KILLI KRUPARANI)

(a) to (e) An incident about the alleged hacking of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) network by M/s Huawei, a Chinese Telecom Company has come to notice. The Government has constituted an inter-ministerial team to investigate the matter.

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