K - Electric comes under severe cyberattack

Karachi’s sole electricity supplier, K-Electric’s IT system has come under a cyber-attack.

According to reports, K-Electric’s internal communication and connectivity with banks have been suspended as a result of the cyber-attack. ------------------------------

The electricity supplier is yet to disclose the details about the origin of the cyber-attack and the true extent of the damage it has caused.

A K-Electric’s spokesperson has said that its IT department is making efforts to restore the internal communication and links with banks as soon as possible.

Last month, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) revealed that Indian hackers, in a series of cyber-attacks, had targeted phones of government officials and military personnel.