More than 100 Web sites belonging to the Indian government were hacked over the past three months, according to a government minister.

"Minister for communications and IT, Sachin Pilot, revealed in a written reply in parliament that a total of 112 sites had been compromised from December 2011 to February 2012, Indian news service IANS reported," writes The Register's Phil Muncaster.

"Many of the sites hacked appeared to be those of government agencies in various regions of the sprawling country including Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Kerala, the report continued," Muncaster writes. "Also singled out was state-run telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), which was hacked and defaced in December allegedly by hackers belonging to the ‘H4tr!ck’ group."

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