None is safe on the internet and in this league we had a latest entrant in the list as Reserve Bank of India (RBI) whose website was inaccessible for full day as an attempt was made to hack its website.
key points of RBI spokesman on the subject are as appended below:
- As per available reports; It was a DNS (Domain Name System) attack where the hacker tried entering the website from a single Internet protocol address multiple times, jamming its bandwidth.
- Due to multiple requests received from the hacker’s IP address, genuine entrants were unable to access the RBI
Make sure that you undertake a good password configuration for your domains and net banking etc by having a password with alphabets, upper case, lower case, numerals and special characters.