Cyber-Crime 1The number of attempts of hacking by Chinese hackers has made Indian defence establishment to issue a fresh red alert over the need to ensure cyber security of classified information in the country.

According to TOI, the alert warns that an “advanced persistent threat” group named ‘Suckfly’, which is based in Chengdu region of China, has stepped-up cyber espionage attempts against Indian security and commercial establishments.

Such reports have not emerged for the first time.

Earlier, security company Kaspersky Labs issued an alert stating that Chinese cyber espionage group Danti have breached several computers of top-ranking bureaucrats in India.