Indian Cyber-espionage Effort Targets Election, Energy Officials In Pakistan And Kashmir

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Feb 12, 2021 06:31 am PST

A hacking group with ties to the Indian military adopted a pair of mobile surveillance tools to spy on geopolitical targets in Pakistan and Kashmir amid persistent regional tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors, according to a report from cybersecurity company, Lookout Inc. The group is known for commandeering legitimate web services in South Asia and embedding surveillance tools or malware inside these apps and services to conduct espionage.