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India steps up vigil for cyber attacks from China after apps ban


Cybersecurity experts said India’s ban on 59 Chinese apps was only the start and there will be greater scrutiny of companies, device makers and apps with exposure to China, which can trigger retaliatory attacks.

New Delhi/Mumbai: The government has increased a nationwide alert and stepped up monitoring as intelligence agencies prepare for intensified cybersecurity attacks from China.

Cybersecurity experts said India’s ban on 59 Chinese apps was only the start and there will be greater scrutiny of companies, device makers and apps with exposure to China, which can trigger retaliatory attacks.

A senior government official said that ...


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