The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of the Karnataka Police on Wednesday arrested a 25-year-old hacker for breaking into government websites.
“CCB has arrested Srikrishna alias Shreeki, aged 25 years, adept at computer programming and had done his Bachelors in Computer Science. He hacked many websites, online gaming portals, and made illegal gains. He also tried to hack into government websites,” said Kamal Pant, Commissioner of Police, during a press conference.
We hack the hacker!— Kamal Pant, IPS (@CPBlr) November 18, 2020
Highly appreciate the @CCBBangalore team for apprehending an International Hacker Shrikrishna alias Shriki.
The accused hacked various Indian poker websites, gaming apps, and used to obtain drugs via the dark web using bitcoins.
Great job, team!👏
The accused was known to hack online poker games to win money and bitcoins online. He reportedly also confessed to hacking the e-procurement website of the Karnataka government in 2019. As per Pant, the accused lived in the Netherlands from 2014 to 2017.
ಡ್ರಗ್ಸ್ ದಂಧೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ತೊಡಗಿದ್ದ ವೆಬ್ ಸೈಟ್ ಹ್ಯಾಕರ್ ಶ್ರೀಕೃಷ್ಣ ಸೇರಿ 7 ಮಂದಿ ಆರೋಪಿಗಳ ಬಂಧನhttps://t.co/2zx2tRHlgn#ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು #Bangalore #Bengaluru #Karnataka #DrugScam #Website #hack #Hacker #arrested #Jayanagar @CPBlr @ips_patil @CCBBangalore #HackerShriKrishna— Thebengalurulive/ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಲೈವ್ (@bengalurulive_) November 18, 2020