Suspected Chinese hack targets Indian media, government: report
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Suspected Chinese hack targets Indian media, government: report

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September 23, 2021

A US-based private cybersecurity company said Wednesday it has uncovered evidence that an Indian media conglomerate, a police department and the agency responsible for the country’s national identification database have been hacked, likely by a state-sponsored Chinese group.


New Delhi, 23 September 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, the Insikt Group, the threat research division of Massachusetts-based Recorded Future, said the hacking group, given the temporary name TAG-28, made use of Winnti malware, which it said is exclusively shared among several Chinese state-sponsored activity groups. Chinese authorities have consistently denied any form of state-sponsored hacking and said China itself is a major target of cyberattacks.

Source -The Indian Express
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