Centre Worried Over Cyber Terrorism As Stolen Phones Are Finding Way Into Pakistan


Government sources say cases of cross-border cyber terrorism, especially in the context of fake news, are increasingly being tracked to Pakistan. The central government is concerned over the increasing number of stolen smartphones finding their way into Pakistan.

A recent study by the government on trans-border surveillance of fake WhatsApp messages reportedly found that second-hand stolen Indian phones are being sold at premium rates, sometimes even more than the cost of the originals.

Highly placed sources who are privy to the study said stolen Indian phones are valued in Pakistan because operators are able to use them in Pakistan while their IP (Internet Protocol) addresses and International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers remain registered in India. Read More

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