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Hackers take over Ryan school website as tribute to murdered student

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September 14, 2017 07:58


A team of hackers, who call themselves Kerala Cyber Warriors, on Wednesday took down several websites linked to the Ryan International Group, which runs a chain of schools including the one in Gurugram where a 7-year-old student was murdered on Friday. 

The hackers said they had targeted the schools websites as a tribute to the victim. They posted a photo of the boy along with the message, you may be gone but you will never be forgotten.

The group hacked four websites. 

The hack came on the same day when the Bombay High Court granted relief to Augustine Francis Pinto, founder of the Ryan International School and his wife Grace Pinto, managing director of the group in connection with the murder.

In a message to the school management, the hackers said they demand justice for the boy who died because of the schools negligence. They criticised the management for alleged security lapses like no background checks, non-functioning CCTV cameras, allowing vendor staff like bus drivers and conductors into the school building and allowing others to share the students washroom. 

They signed off by saying education is not a business and left a warning message at the end - expect more such action from them in the future. 

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