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There was embarrassing news for the Indian government this week as one of its ministers was forced to admit that over 100 of its web sites had been hacked in just three months at the beginning of the year, including that of a state-owned telecoms company. Minister for communications and IT, Sachin Pilot, revealed in a written …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    maybe

    It's a new way for outsourcing?

  2. Change can be good
    Unhappy

    Should have used Linux

    I wish they used Linux like Ubuntu. Could have saved money AND been a lot safer.

    1. David 39
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      Re: Should have used Linux

      An incompetent developer will still introduce sql injection errors in PHP and MYSQL as they would do in ASP/PHP on MSSQL.

      And Ubuntu. Really? Go get a decent linux environment, I remember having to spend 3 hours configuring PPP from a shell to get my dial up modem working in linux. That's using linux for real.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Should have used Linux

        Still use dial up!

        That's so 80's. You need to upgrade to broadband *and* Linux (new version).

    2. Euripides Pants
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      Re: Should have used Linux

      Should have used the Joke Alert icon

  3. Graham Bartlett
    Pint

    Indian gov?

    I'm amazed anyone thinks Indian government departments need help to fuck things up. Given the epicly endemic corruption and bureaucracy from top to bottom, surely the best way for a foreign power to screw over India is to *help* the Indian government keep doing just what they're doing.

    Pint of Kingfisher, please.

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