>>A leading Multimedia Animation Company â€œAdvanced Media Technology (AMTECH) corporate website was hacked by Pakistan Hunterâ€™s, a Pakistan based hacking group. The website of the company was defaced and a complete control was taken up by the hackers.Â In order to resolve the issue the company assigned this task to â€œMirox Cyber Security, which is one of the leading reputed company inside Technopark Kerala campus which specializes in cyber security domain.
The recovery process initiated by the cyber security firm included a cyber-forensic investigation and conducted VAPT (Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration testing) to avoid this incident to repeat against security threats. Â VAPT is an independent testing and certification of the IT vulnerability Management system which makes it convenient to run tests over the Internet anywhere, anytime. It is a hybrid solution which blends automated testing with security expert analysis. This blended model provides the best quality test coverage while accelerating the test time with its unique technology which can identify all possible attack directions which a server is infected with.
Amtech Company CEO Mr.Shajahan said â€œWe are living in a web of networks due to the advancement of innovation in technology the access to any information which one desires for can be easily attained, the very moment when we got acknowledged with this issue we wasted no time in getting in the right people on board who helped us in overcoming this issue I extend my sincere thanks to Mirox – The eminent skilled Cyber Security Professionals Company who made this possible.â€
CEO & Founder of Mirox Cyber Security & Technology Pvt Ltd, Technopark, Mr Rajesh Babu said â€œAMTECH Corporate Website has recovered, and regained completeÂ control of their corporate website server. We identified various loopholes and vulnerabilities which were inside the website servers by which the hackers was able to easily hack this website, we also found out the presence of â€œbackdoors which is a mechanism that allows the hackers to regain complete control over the website where ever and whenever they wanted inside the hosting server.â€
Additionally he also said â€œWe would like to urge all the companies & organization to do a thorough security assessment and perform periodic VAPT on the webserver before & after hosting the companyâ€™s website or any applications on any hosting serverâ€.
The Mirox Team drafted a VAPT report on this issue, and the same will be send to CERT-IN , Kerala police cyber cell and to the Kerala state IT Secretary.