[ISN] Hackers Infiltrate Infosys Web Site

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Date: Mon May 07 2001 - 19:56:42 PDT

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    Updated 12:14 PM ET May 7, 2001
    BANGALORE, India (Reuters) - Infosys Technologies Ltd. (INFY), one of
    India's biggest software companies, said on Monday computer hackers
    had infiltrated its Web site and disrupted its banking products site.
    "We realized it this afternoon. One section of the Web site, the
    banking unit, was hacked," an Infosys spokeswoman told Reuters.
    She said the site that was infiltrated contained information about its
    software products for the banking industry.
    The spokeswoman said the company had taken steps to restore the Web
    site and was investigating the cause of the hacking, but it was too
    early to comment on the identity of the hackers.
    Infosys, which employs about 9,000 software engineers, has its
    headquarters in Bangalore, India's technology capital.
    Pro-Pakistan hackers have in the past broken into Indian Web sites,
    usually with slogans or statements criticizing Indian policies on
    Kashmir, the Himalayan zone disputed by Islamabad.
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