Anupama 3rd March 2021 Written Episode, Written Update on

A senior US lawmaker on Monday requested the Biden administration to join India in view of reports by Chinese hackers targeting India’s power grid system . The report of an American company monitoring activities such as cyber attacks has exposed the targeting of India’s PowerGrid system. “The United States must stand by our strategic partners and condemn China’s dangerous cyber attack on India’s power grid, which led hospitals to use generators during the pandemic,” MP Frank Palone tweeted on Monday. Had to take recourse. “Palone tweeted,” We cannot allow China to dominate the region through the use of force and fear. ”
A day earlier in the US, Massachusetts-based company, Recorded Future, claimed in a recent study that a group of hackers linked to the Chinese government through “Malware”, during the ongoing tension on the border between India and China. Targeted the POWERGRID system. It is feared that last year, this was probably the main reason behind the stagnation of power supply in Mumbai on a large scale.

‘Recorded Future’ has mentioned in its recent report that China’s group ‘Red Eco’ is targeting the Indian energy sector.

The US State Department said that it is aware of this report. A spokesman for the Ministry of External Affairs said, “We will say that to get detailed information in this regard, you should contact the company that gives this report.” The State Department works closely with various partners in the world to deal with any kind of threat in the cyber world. ”

“We are concerned about the dangerous and repressive actions of governments in various sectors, including the cyber world, and underline the importance of joint action on cyber security, critical infrastructure and supply chain security,” the spokesperson said.


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