#TangoDown: Anonymous crushes Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIMP) Websites

The hackers from online hackavist group Anonymous India collectively took down the official websites of The Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) IIPM.in and IIPM.edu, two days ago.

The sites came under attack after a DOT order which forced Internet service providers (ISPs) all over the country to block over 73 websites containing articles that were critical of IIPM and its director Arindam Chaudhuri. 

The news was announced by the hackers on their official Twitter account. 

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Times of India reports that attack was so deadly that sites were gone offline for over nine hours but now back and working online. 

Anonymous India has been hacking and taking down high profile Indian websites against the internet censorship supported by the government of India. The hacks from past includes BSNL and ShivSenawebsites. 

At the time of publishing this article, the websites were back and working online.


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