Unidentified person arrested for hacking JNPT container terminal computer system | Bombay News

Nhava Sheva police have booked an unidentified man for hacking into the JNPT container terminal’s computer system on the night of February 20. Due to the hack, the terminal system has been shut down for the past five days.

ByRaina AssainarNavi Bombay

Nhava Sheva police have accused an unidentified person of hacking into the computer system of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) container terminal on the night of February 20. Due to the hack, the terminal system has been shut down for five days. .

“With the help of cyber cell and cyber experts, we are working on the case and trying to find the accused and his motive behind the hack,” a police officer from Nhava Sheva police station said.

The company’s operations came to a complete halt on February 20 around 9 p.m. when the computer system at the JNPT container terminal suddenly shut down. When company officials inspected the computer systems of the IT department by IT experts, it was discovered that an unknown hacker had hacked into the computer system of the JNPT container terminal via the Internet, thereby shutting down all computers in the IT department of the JNPT. container terminal.

As a result, all import and export activities of JNPT have come to a halt. Company officials, with the help of computer experts, then attempted to restart the computer system at the JNPT container terminal, but to no avail. The JNPT container terminal then continued to operate offline.

JNPT Deputy Port Manager Suhas Kamatikar filed a complaint on Wednesday. JNPT Port issued a statement: “There has been a technical problem at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT), one of five JNPT container terminals. Government agencies are working to resolve it. Although there was a system disruption, there was no effect on cargo operations at JNPCT. There was no impact on the operations of the other four JNPT terminals.

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