Pakistan steps up cyber attacks against India

Monday, 5 August 2002, 10:18 AM EST

Hackers from Pakistan and terrorist organisations are increasing their attacks on Indian websites to provide a new dimension to the ongoing Indo-Pak conflict over Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official said.

Group Captain Ajit Tyagi from the Directorate of Information Technology, Air Force Headquarters, said terrorist organisations were resorting to the Internet and information systems to extend their warfare into a completely new arena to give a new, low-cost dimension, with maximum effect and reach.

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