How India became a hack-for-hire hub
Politicians, companies and activists are increasingly being targeted by a secretive industry. How does it work?
What really blew the lid on this phenomenon was an exposé by the Canadian internet security watchdog, Citizen Lab, which outed a Delhi-based firm called Belltrox Infotech last month
NEW DELHI : One evening in January, a Kanpur-based college student in his early 20s got a phone call from an unknown number. The engineering undergraduate, who did not wish to be identified, had been spending a lot of time on dark web forums. He’d even been searching for “hacking tutorials" on Google. His digital footprint had left behind a trail.