‘Hackers attack on Pak officials at behest of Indian spy agency’
Islamabad: An India-based computer hacking gang seized control of computers owned by Pakistani politicians, generals and diplomats and eavesdropped on their private conversations, apparently at behest of Indian secret services, an investigative report revealed.
Gang, which operates under name of WhiteInt, is run from a fourth-floor apartment in a suburb of Indian tech city Gurugram. Its mastermind is 31-year-old Aditya Jain an occasional TV cybersecurity pundit who also holds down a day job at Indian office of British accountancy firm Deloitte.
In January this year, Jain was tasked with breaking into email account of then information minister Fawad Chaudhry in prime minister Imran Khan’s government, a report published by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism stated. Publication said that Jain also took a screenshot of Fawad’s inbox.
Published in The Daily National Courier, November, 07 2022