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Chinese hackers attack defence ministry, many pvt entities like Jio: Report

The sectors that were targeted were telecom, pharma, media companies, smartphone makers, construction, and tyre firms

Chinese hackers attack defence ministry, several private entities like Jio
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The hackers targeted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence, and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

BS Web Team New Delhi
After the recent border clash, Chinese hackers have pumped-up their attempts to hack many Indian entities, says India Today.

Several Indian businesses, government ministries, and media organisations were targeted by hacker groups linked to China, according to the report.

A Singapore-based cyber threat intelligence firm Cyfirma Research said Chinese hacker groups are targeting entities like the Defence Ministry, Reliance Jio, Airtel, BSNL, Micromax, Cipla, Sun Pharma, MRF, and L&T, according to the report. 

The sectors that were targeted were telecom, pharma, media companies, smartphone makers, construction, and tyre firms. 
 
The hacking could be an attempt to 'tarnish' the reputation of

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First Published: Jun 23 2020 | 3:53 PM IST

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