Kerala Cyber Warriors
|Formation||23 October 2015|
Kerala Cyber Warriors is an Indian hacktivist organization commonly abbreviated as KCW. The organization was founded in October 23, 2015 by GH057_R007.
Some of their more notable hacks include hacking into various Pakistani government websites, such as defacing the Pakistan Academy for Rural Development in 2017 in retaliation for Pakistan's treatment of Kulbhushan Jadhav. In 2016, after a morphed image of Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni circulated by Bangladeshi cricket fans, Kerala Cyber Warriors hacked into various websites in Bangladesh. The websites included government websites.
The group was disbanded on 24 January 2018 and relaunched it back on 8 August 2018 with 17 members and 2 admins.
List of attacks
Operation Hindu Mahasabha
On 30 January, 2019, Hindu Mahasabha recreated the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi and glorified his assassin Nathuram Godse. In response to this the official website of the Hindu Mahasabha was hacked by Kerala Cyber Warriors. As of now, it is still hacked.
Operation Pakistan Cyber Space
The group used to deface Pakistani websites with a hashtag #OP_PAK_CYBER_CYBER_SPACE as a response to Pakistan hackers for hacking down Indian websites with hate speech. This payback operation is one of their main mission. Apart from that, they always carry out a mass defacement missions on Pakistani websites.
The team comes up with numerous defaced websites on January 26 to wish Indian republic day August 15 to wish Indian Independence day, and 26 November to remember the martyrs heroes who sacrificed their lives in Mumbai attack. The group claimed to have hacked over 2000+ Pakistani governmental, organizations, educational websites.
Operation Indian Media
On November 25, 2015, Kerala Cyber Warriors hacked a regional media website for publishing fake news and pornography related headlines to get traffic on their website. The team member claimed, that they have deleted the articles they published and warned the media not to publish any more fake stories and porno related headlines to seek attention. The attack was later reported by a media calls by One India.
Operation Indian Sex Rackets
On July 4, 2017, a former Kerala Cyber Warriors group member hacked in to a Facebook page called "Sundari Kuttikal" (Beautiful Kids) ran by a pedophilia. The hacker, then posted a message with the mission name #OP_IN_SEX_RACKETS and exposed the person who is running behind the page and the chats that was received to the page from perverts in a video.
Operation Boycott Kerala
Boycott Kerala is a result of misleading information that is spread by Animal Welfare Board of India. To control the fury of the feral dog attacks, state government is forced to safeguard the interest of people. And the people who are spreading this rumors don't know what exactly is happening here in Kerala and how badly people are suffering from these stray dogs. These even include small children who return home after tuition. The worst part is that these rumors spread like wildfire and sense of racial hatred is developing against South India leaving the state in sadness.
Kerala Cyber Warriors launched the mission #OP_BOYCOTTKERALA and hacked into numerous Facebook profiles who spread fake allegations and hate speech about Kerala. The hacker posted videos of him taking down profiles on their official Facebook page.
Operation Indian Online Prostitution
Kerala Cyber Warriors core members hacked and taken the admin access to more than 1000+ pages that shares vulgar images on Facebook. They exposed their hidden agenda which is advertising prostitution on Facebook.
Operation Indian Sex Chatting
The group mainly target and focusing on this mission. As of now, Kerala Cyber Warriors claimed that they hacked into 5000+ Facebook profiles who created fake profiles of females on Facebook. Which are being morphed and misused to promote online sex chats and pornographic content.
Over the past years, several mainstream medias reported about this mission. #OP_INDIAN_SEX_CHATTING According to news reports, Kerala Cyber Warriors hack in to Facebook profiles who created fake account to misuses females’ photos. Later, expose the original details of the person who created such fake profiles. Team used to publish the name of the account creator with their phone number and home address to make them shame publicly.
Operation Troll Bangladesh
Kerala Cyber Warriors have hacked into more than 20 Bangladesh based websites including six government domains in retaliation to a fan's photo-shopped image of Bangladesh bowler Taskin Ahmed carrying the severed head of Indian skipper MS Dhoni which went viral on social media. The crew member from Kerala Cyber Warriors defaced the websites with a message "Message to the citizens of Bangladesh, your cricket team is nothing in front of us". "We are proud Indians and will not allow such attack and defaming of the nation. People of Bangladesh trolled Dhoni with his morphed picture. Dhoni replied to them on the field and we are answering to them on cyber space. This was later reported in BBC and in Daily Mail.
Kerala Cyber Warriors hacked in to a school website which treated their student in unequally. Hackers left a message on their website with hashtag #OP_Inequality saying, "Discrimination cannot be tolerated".
Operation Boby Chemmanur
Kerala Cyber Warriors hacked into boby chemmanur's website when his sting operation went viral. Hackers hacked in to 3 of his websites including Chemmanur jewelers website when the mainstream media's ignored him for his jewelers advertisements. The team left with a message with exposed video in his website.
Operation Escort Agencies
Kerala Cyber Warriors started this mission after #OP_BoycottKerala. The team defaced and destroyed more than 15 active escort agencies websites which was promoting sex racket service. The deface showed up threatening, "we are watching your movements, we will expose and make you put in jail" the websites gone offline and never came online after
Operation Nehru Institutions
January 10, 2017, Kerala Cyber Warriors Hacked in to the Nehru College of Engineering and Research Centre official website to display Justice For Jishnu Pranoy who was a first year B.Tech student was found hanging at the hostel of the Nehru College of Engineering and Research Centre, Pambady in Thrissur. Hacker left a message showing "We lost a legend !!! nowadays, the education system became a business, we are not satisfied and will not be satisfied until justice rolls down may your soul rest in peace."....
- "Hackers take down 30 Pakistan government websites to avenge Kulbhushan Jadhav". India Today. Ist. 25 April 2017. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
- "Kerala Cyber Warriors Hack Pak Website to Protest Jadhav's Death Sentence". News18. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
- "Indian hackers take down 30 Pakistan govt sites to avenge Kulbhushan Jadhav". in.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
- "How a cricket match led to a hacker war". BBC News. 2016-03-12. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
- "Akhil Bharat Hindu MahaSabha". Archived from the original on 31 January 2019.
- "Akhil Bharat Hindu MahaSabha".
- "Kerala Cyber Warriors hack Hindu Mahasabha's website for firing shots at Gandhi's effigy". The New Indian Express. 31 January 2019. Retrieved 2019-01-31.
- "Hindu Mahasabha Website Hacked After Leader Shot at Gandhi Effigy". The Quint. 31 January 2019. Retrieved 2019-01-31.
- "Kerala floods: Hindu Mahasabha's website hacked, 'spicy beef curry' recipe put up". The Indian Express. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-31.
- "'Team Kerala Cyber Warriors' hacks Hindu Mahasabha's website, puts up 'Kerala Spicy Nadan Beef Curry' recipe". Firstpost. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-31.
- "On Independence day, Kerala Cyber Warriors hack 50 Pakistan websites". The News Minute. 15 August 2016. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
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