Targeting of Indian activists
Date of report
  • June 2022
The Pune police department has been tied to a hacking campaign known as Modified Elephant. The Modified Elephant hackers are believed to have fabricated evidence of criminal wrongdoing before the arrest and trial of human rights activists known as the Bhima Koregaon 16.
Suspected victims
  • Human rights activists in Pune, India
Suspected state sponsor
  • India
Type of incident
  • Sabotage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown