RPF sleuths from SWR zone have busted an illegal web of approx. 25K hackers who used Linux-based Pakistani software to stealthily book reserved tickets, bypassing the Indian Railways as well as banks OTP safeguards. They charged unaware customers up to 5X the price of a normal ticket. Shockingly, the investigation revealed that hackers also broke into ISRO, Railways and other govt organisations. The illegal money was used in terror-funding, money laundering etc.