TIRUCHY: Devotees who experimented with to access the portal of the renowned Sri Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangam below on Saturday early morning were in for a shock as they discovered the internet site hacked. Alarmed, the temple administration lodged a complaint with the Cyber Crime unit of the metropolis law enforcement who launched a probe and located that a Pakistan-based mostly extremist team was guiding the act.
In accordance to resources, the internet site www.srirangam.org is created and managed by a Mumbai-primarily based organization. The site supplies complete information about the temple and devotees can ebook rooms at Yatri Nivas, as properly as avail of solutions like e-hundi, e-thiruppani and e-annadanam. This aside, the web site displays the everyday routine, puja timings, darshan timings and method of choices.
With Vaikunta Ekadesi festivities beginning a pair of days in the past, the temple authorities used to upload images of every day activities and Namperumal’s ‘alangaram’.
Around two.fifty am on Saturday, devotees who experimented with to entry the site had been stunned to see a observe that said ‘you just acquired hacked’ and go through ‘Pakistan Zindabad’.
Even more, a warning concept was also exhibited which study ‘Indian Kiddies Don’t Hack PK Web sites Normally we will Destroy Your Cyber Space’ and was attributed to a team named ‘Pakistan LEETS’, an extremist group. Shocked devotees alerted temple officers who in switch lodged a grievance with the Cyber criminal offense law enforcement. The temple authorities also informed the firm in Mumbai which was dealing with the internet site. Subsequently, the site was restored all around ten.50 am.