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Dysfunction Junction: Where Mexico meets Texas

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Report: Suspected Chinese hack targets Indian media, gov’t

A U.S.-based private cybersecurity company said Wednesday it has uncovered evidence that an Indian media conglomerate, a police department and the agency responsible for the country’s national identification database have been hacked, likely by a state-sponsored Chinese group. The Insikt Group, the threat research division of Massachusetts-based Recorded Future, said the hacking group, given the temporary name TAG-28, made use of Winnti malware, which it said is exclusively shared among several Chinese state-sponsored activity groups. In its report, the Insikt Group suggested the cyberattack could be related to those border tensions.

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