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Chinese 'RedEcho' Attack Behind Mumbai Blackout: Reports

Cybersecurity company Recorded Future has hinted that 'RedEcho' - a China-linked organization - may have had a share in Mumbai's recent electricity blackout. It further revealed that RedEcho had 10 distinct Indian organizations, within power generation and transmission sectors, under its target. As per reports, Maharashtra police's cyber wing has detected over 40,000 cyberattacks originating from China, which increased owing to the border… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 05:39 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: China, RedEcho, Recorded Future, Blackout, Mumbai, Cyber Attack

Courtesy: Times Now

Blackout in Pakistan

Photo: The Hindu

National Power Grid Fails In Pakistan; Cities Plunge Into Darkness

In the late hours of January 9, several cities of Pakistan, including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Rawalpindi, tumbled into darkness due to a massive blackout. The country's Power Minister Ayub Khan informed that "a sudden plunge in the frequency in the power transmission system" at Guddu grid in Sindh caused the blackout. While it affected mobile, internet and airport operations, #blackout trended on Twitter in both Pakistan and India with… read-more

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 05:59 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Pakistan, Power Failure, Blackout, Imran Khan

Courtesy: India Today