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Govt portal MCA21 came under WannaCry attack

On an average, at least 8,000 filings are made through the portal daily

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The corporate affairs ministry's key portal for making filings by companies — MCA21 — came under WannaCry ransomware attack last month, affecting certain services. The attack was "presumably" the first on a central government portal and prompt measures were taken to contain the impact, according to an official document. Last month, the WannaCry ransomware cyber attack impacted computer systems and networks in more than 150 countries, including India. MCA21, which is managed by IT major Infosys, provides for making electronic filings related to ...

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First Published: Sun, June 18 2017. 16:27 IST
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