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CBI arrests Russian national in JEE Mains exam software hacking case


Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Russian national for allegedly hacking the iLeon software - the platform on which the JEE (Mains) 2021 examination was conducted.

Mikhail Shargin was held in course of the ongoing investigation into a case related to allegations of irregularities being committed in the JEE (Mains) Exams 2021. He hacked the software, CBI said. Shargin was detained by the Bureau of Immigration at the IGI Airport in Delhi after arriving from Almaty, Kazakhstan.

During the investigation, it had come to light that some foreign nationals were involved in compromising many online examinations including the JEE (Mains), and colluding with other accused in the case. (AIR NEWS)

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