16 Lakh Cyber Attacks per Minute on G20 Website During India Summit!

New Delhi: During the New Delhi G20 Summit in India in 2023, the official G20 website faced cyber attacks up to the extent of 16 lakh per minute, the government’s cybercrime coordination body Indian Cybercrime Coordination Centre (I4C) said on Wednesday, reported The Statesman.

Speaking at the annual press conference of the I4C in New Delhi on Wednesday, I4C CEO Rajesh Kumar said that the G20 website faced frequent cyber attacks soon after its launch, and they peaked during the summit. He praised the concerned for keeping the problems at bay.

According to the 14C official, the G20 website was subjected to a large number of “pings” regarding large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

He informed this while answering questions over cyber-attack attempts on government infrastructure.

I4C affiliated with the Ministry of Home Affairs is an initiative by the Centre to effectively deal cyber crimes and maintain better coordination amongst multiple agencies dealing with the same as crimes of this nature were on the rise internationally.

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