CHENNAI, India: Special CBI court in Chennai issued one year rigorous imprisonment sentence and a fine of Rs 5,000 to a software professional for hacking PIB’s internet account.
Spokesperson of CBI on Friday said, “The case was registered on the allegation that N G Arunkumar, software professional and resident of Bangalore unauthorisedly and illegally used the user-id and password of broadband internet connection of Press Information Bureau, Chennai as well as other 52 BSNL broadband subscribers.”
He also said that he “caused a wrongful loss of Rs 38,248 to these subscribers with corresponding wrongful gain to himself.”
It was revealed by the CBI Investigation that Arunkumar logged on to BSNL broadband internet connection as an authorised genuine user and he made all the benefiting alteration in the computer database.
The official also mentioned, “After completion of trial the Additional chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Egmore, Chennai found the accused guilty for the offences and convicted him.”