After reports of cyber attack, India assures Russia that Kudankulam nuclear power plant is safe


After reports of cyber attack, India assures Russia that Kudankulam nuclear power plant is safe

Indian authorities have informed their Russian counterparts that the Kudankulam nuclear power plant was secure following reports of a recent cyber attack and that measures had been put in place to prevent a repeat of such incidents, a top Russian diplomat said on Tuesday.

A part of a network at the Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu, India’s largest civil nuclear facility, was breached earlier this year during a hacking attack believed to have originated on foreign soil. The attack didn’t compromise critical systems linked to the functioning of the plant but compromised the facility’s administrative network.

“NPCIL (Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited) has assured us that the plant is safe. Measures have been taken to prevent a repeat of such events Read More

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