Hacker’s Attack Indian National Digital Assets

Several Indian Government Entities and energy companies were targeted by unknown threat actors leading to suspected theft of sensitive data both personal and non personal.

Report in the hackernews.com suggests that the information stealing code was delivered through a phishing email concealed as an “Invitation Letter from the Indian Airforce”. Data waas exfiltrated through Slack channels.

The incident should be registered as a “Cyber Terror” activity and potential link to the current political scenario in the country should be investigated.


About Vijayashankar Na

Naavi is a veteran Cyber Law specialist in India and is presently working from Bangalore as an Information Assurance Consultant. Pioneered concepts such as ITA 2008 compliance, Naavi is also the founder of Cyber Law College, a virtual Cyber Law Education institution. He now has been focusing on the projects such as Secure Digital India and Cyber Insurance
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