Cyber-Terrorist Targeting Indian Government – Researcher

Sep 15, 2016 | 11:43 am

Published by | Chandan Singh

The actual threat, range from very narrow to very wide-ranging, carried by Cyber-Terrorism has provoked considerable alarm.

cyber crime graph-jan-2016

Source: hackmageddon

Terrorists involved in Cyber Lookout and Operations aim is getting access to Nation’s critical infrastructure involving both Authorities or Government as well as Personal sectors.

The Frequency and Intensity of such Cyber-attacks are increasing rapidly and increasing into absolute cyber-war between states, allowing terrorist organizations to pilfer data from financial and armed service organizations.

Similar Incident occurred, several months back, when a group of Middle-east terrorists tried to get access of affect Indian Government officials operations in Cyber related divisions, and response, a team of Independent Indian security experts planned a counter procedure to track down the terrorist organization behind the cyber attack.

The aim of cyber counter security experts conducted by the Indian research workers was to prevent internet attacks against any and all critical infrastructures.

Shesh Sarangdhar, a security researcher at Seclabs & Systems Pvt. told  that his team effectively penetrated the source computer (using zero-day exploits) used for spreading malware to Government officials and found that the attacker’s IP address is Pakistan Telecommunication company limited.

Furthermore, the researchers obtained mobile numbers of those key players and compromised their devices by using a zero-day vulnerability in Maxthon browser.

Source: TheHackerNews