Friday, January 09, 2009

Terrorist Organisations Hiring Pakistani Computer Professionals to Target Indian Websites

Via Midday News.

It is not just the big IT companies who are looking for tech-savvy youth in Pakistan. The terrorist organisations are equally interested.

Advertisements are regularly put up to attract young professionals for making a career in Jihad. Once recruited, the young minds undergo rigorous training to specifically target Indian websites both government and corporate to steal critical data, said a senior intelligence official.

"All terror groups have hired IT professionals, who are highly qualified to launch e-attacks and sabotage websites. It can not be denied that they are nurturing a new breed of cyber experts for targeting the Indian virtual space," the official added.

Attacks on Indian cyberspace from Pakistani hacker communities have increased in intensity and frequency.

More here.

Hat-tip: Cyber Crime Updates


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