Nation Current Affairs 30 Oct 2019 No cyber attack at T ...

No cyber attack at Tamil Nadu Nuclear plant

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | M. ARULOLI
Published Oct 30, 2019, 4:20 am IST
Updated Oct 30, 2019, 4:20 am IST
Pukhraj Singh in his tweet said that he had already notified the presence of the malware to the National Cyber Security Coordinator .
The sensation has been created by a Haryana-based cyber intelligence specialist, Pukhraj Singh, who, also a former officer of the National Technical Research Organisation, (NTRO), a premier government agency tasked with India’s cyber defence operations, tweeting about a press statement of Kaspersky, a cyber security company, that a spyware ‘Dtracl RAT’ was discovered in the cyberspace of Kudankulam Nuclear Power project.
 The sensation has been created by a Haryana-based cyber intelligence specialist, Pukhraj Singh, who, also a former officer of the National Technical Research Organisation, (NTRO), a premier government agency tasked with India’s cyber defence operations, tweeting about a press statement of Kaspersky, a cyber security company, that a spyware ‘Dtracl RAT’ was discovered in the cyberspace of Kudankulam Nuclear Power project.

Tirunelveli: The  Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project has categorically denied any cyber attack on its control system, refuting reports doing the rounds on social media platforms.

The sensation has been created by a Haryana-based cyber intelligence specialist, Pukhraj Singh, who, also a former officer of the National Technical Research Organisation, (NTRO), a premier government agency tasked with India’s cyber defence operations, tweeting about a press statement of Kaspersky, a cyber security company, that a spyware ‘Dtracl RAT’ was discovered in the cyberspace of Kudankulam Nuclear Power project.

 

Pukhraj Singh in his tweet said that he had already notified the presence of the malware to the National Cyber Security Coordinator .

It may be noted that this has created a flutter in Kudankulam, where the country’s biggest nuclear power park is located with two units having a generation capacity of 1,000 MWe each are under operation and two more units of the same capacity are under construction.

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