Cyber Threat To Transport Ministry, NHAI?

New Delhi: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Sunday, alerted the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and other such wings to strengthen their IT security systems after reports of a possible cyberattack on the Indian transport sector, TheQuint reported quoting PTI.

It may be recalled two weeks back, a Chinese state-sponsored group known as Red Echo was found to have intruded into the networks of India’s power plants and

The union transport ministry, in a statement, said that it received an alert from Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).

Transport Ministry, NHAI on Alert as CERT-In Warns of Cyber Threat
(Image: Twitter/MoRTH)

Among those bodies alerted are the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL), Indian Road Congress (IRC), Indian Academy of Highway Engineers (IAHE), State PWDs, Testing agencies, and Automobile manufacturers, the report added.

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