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Railway ministry denies IRCTC hacking

IRCTC has a combined user base of 10 million and around 500,000 tickets are sold on its portal every day

Sudheer Pal Singh & Karan Choudhury  |  New Delhi 

The railway ministry on Thursday sought to allay users' concerns about reports of alleged hacking of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website. “There has been no hacking of the IRCTC website. No such incident has been detected by the technical teams of the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) and IRCTC. Technical investigations have also not indicated any unusual activity with respect to various (e-ticketing) system components,” the ministry said. It said the preliminary report of a six-member committee set up to look into ...

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First Published: Fri, May 06 2016. 00:35 IST
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