Further evidence in case against Indian activists accused of terrorism was planted, new report says
An unknown hacker planted more than 30 documents that investigators deemed incriminating on a laptop belonging to an Indian activist accused of terrorism, a new forensic analysis finds, indicating a more extensive use of malicious software than previously revealed.
The report will heighten concerns about the controversial prosecution of a group of government critics under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Arsenal Consulting, a Massachusetts-based digital forensics firm, examined an electronic copy of the laptop at the request of defense lawyers…. A previous analysis by Arsenal… found that 10 letters had been deposited on the laptop, including one that discussed an alleged plot to assassinate Modi. The latest report by Arsenal finds that 22 additional documents were also delivered to the computer by the same attacker….