The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday said that Pakistan’s intelligence agencies had identified a major cyber attack by Indian intelligence agencies, targeting the mobile phones and gadgets of government officials and military personnel.
In a statement, the military’s media affairs wing said that the cyber attack involved a “range of cyber crimes, including deceitful fabrication, by hacking the personal mobiles and technical gadgets of government officials and military personnel”.
The statement added that various targets of “hostile intelligence agencies” were being investigated. Pakistan Army has enhanced necessary measures to thwart such activities, including action against violators of standard operating procedures on cyber security, it added.
“An advisory is also being sent to all government departments/ institutions for identifying lapses and enhancing respective cyber security measures,” the ISPR said.