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Pakistani hackers force Indian pilots to hear 'Dil Dil Pakistan'

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Oct 5, 2016, 6:25 pm IST
Updated Oct 5, 2016, 8:46 pm IST
Netizens have already been hurling accusations as war mongering is rising on the social media.
This also makes it difficult for pilots to land in Jammu (Photo: AFP)
 This also makes it difficult for pilots to land in Jammu (Photo: AFP)

Jammu: Amid rising tensions after the terrorist attack on an Indian army base in Uri which followed a surgical strike by Indian army across the LoC, government’s on both sides have refrained from going for an all out war despite tough statements.

But meanwhile, netizens have already been hurling accusations as war mongering is rising on the social media. This online war seems to have escalated quickly with hackers hitting Indian government websites, and managing to tap into the frequency on which pilots communicate with Jammu air traffic control.

 

They went on to break into the frequency and transmitted songs, forcing pilots to listen to songs like ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’, a popular song by a 90s pop group called Vital Signs, making it difficult for pilots to land in Jammu.

But to solve the issue, Northern Control in Udhampur contacts Jammu ATC via landline and gets alternate frequency which helps pilots land in Jammu since hackers cannot tap into the new frequency quick enough.

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