Recently, the website of Ankit Fadia, a well-known ethical hacker, was hacked by another group that goes by the name Team Grey Hat (TGH). The “hactivist” group entered Ankit Fadia’s official site and exposed his credentials, including sensitive data, student details, database credentials (like name, user name & password). In a blog message, TGH also rubbished Fadia as a hacker and his courses
According to data from Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert-In), in November last year more than 800 “.in” websites and nearly 700 “.com” websites in India were defaced by miscreants. A good number of Indian sites, including a few government ones, are hacked by cyber criminals every year. This has spurred the demand for security professionals and white-hat hackers.
Global market intelligence firm IDC predicts the requirement of 188,000 security professionals by 2012. At present, the number of certified security professionals in India is estimated at 22,000 by Cyber Security and Anti Hacking Organisation, while another report by Nasscom says that India needs about 77,000 ethical hackers every year.
SUNNY BAGHELA – 22 YR OLD – director and chief technical officer at tech defence consulting pvt tld
At 20,Sunny solved 15 cases of Cyber Crimes of Ahmedabad Crime Branch like Phishing Cases, Biggest Data Theft Case, Espionage Case, Credit Card Fraud Case, Several Orkut Fake Profile Impersonation Cases, Email Hacking Cases, SMS Spoofing Cases, Cyber Pornography Case,Cyber Terrorism Case, Several 419 Nigerian Fraud Case,etc.
Ahmedabad Blast Case Study
Sunny Vaghela helped Crime Branch, Ahmedabad to Trace origin of the Terror Mails sent during Ahmedabad Serial Bomb Blasts. Following are the details.
First Mail was sent on 26th Jully,2008 from Email Id email@example.com from IP Address. 188.8.131.52 which traced to Kenneth Hawood’s House at Navi Bombay.His Unsecured WIFI router was misused by terrorists to send terror mail from his router.As