India to greenlight state-sponsored cyber attacks

By | June 11, 2012

Source: The Register

by Phil Muncaster

I guess this is just the beginning after all the Stuxnet, Duqu and Flamer blunder!

In this article “The Indian government is stepping up its cyber security capabilities with plans to protect critical national infrastructure from a Stuxnet-like attack and to authorise two agencies to carry out state-sponsored attacks if necessary.

Sources told the Times of India that the government’s National Security Council, headed by prime minister Manmohan Singh, is currently finalising plans which would give the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) the power to carry out unspecified offensive operations.

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