Indian Intelligence on Alert for Pak cyber attacks

Indian government security and intelligence agencies in charge of protecting cyber space recently intercepted a communication from cyber criminals who are planning to conduct attacks on Indian infrastructure in August.

Terrorists in Pakistan are joining forces with cyber criminals from around the world in the targeting.

Intelligence sources said there has been a sharp increase in cyber attacks emanating from Pakistan and China over the past several years.

Intelligence from cyber forensic inquiries shows that Pakistan and China-based hackers are joining forces in the attacks.

The intercepted communication stated that

non-state cyber hackers, including “Pakistan Cyber Eaglez”, “X-HaXor” and “xL3gi0n” were involved.

Source: The New Indian Express, Chennai, July 17, 2013.