Between April 2017 and March 2018, over 22,000 websites were hacked in India and they included 114 government portals, data from the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) says. The information was given by the Minister of State for Electronics and IT K.J. Alphons in the Lok Sabha.
The National Informatics Centre (NIC) data also reveals that total 74 websites including six government websites hosted on NICNET were hacked in 2017 and till February 2018.
Before that, the Lok Sabha was informed in February 2017 that over 700 websites of central ministries and departments were hacked between 2013 and 2016.