Days after the Congress launched a nationwide marketing campaign to recruit 5 lakh “social media warriors” to problem the BJP within the digital area, its portal has come beneath assault from hackers. The get together stated it has recognized the hackers and can file a police criticism.
The goal was the portal incsmw.in, Congress social media division head Rohan Gupta stated.
“There was a hacking try. It was worldwide hackers. We’ve discovered them. We’re lodging a criticism,” he advised The Sunday Specific. He stated it was an previous database which was hacked.
“They’ve tried to hack into the portal however they weren’t profitable. They did one thing. They’ve been doing this for the final 5 days. We’ve recognized the hackers and we’re submitting a authorized criticism,” he added.
The Congress had launched the ‘Be a part of Congress Social Media’ marketing campaign Monday. The concept is to enlist 5 lakh social media volunteers. The get together had stated that folks can be a part of by web site, toll-free quantity or by WhatsApp.
This isn’t the primary time the Congress is dealing with threats from hackers. In 2016, the Congress web site, and Twitter accounts of the get together and the then Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi have been hacked.
In a video message streamed on the launch of the marketing campaign on Monday, Gandhi had stated it was to “defend the thought of India”.