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The National Informatics Centre (NIC) issued an alert soon after the attack, although it isn’t clear at this time whether any of the targeted computers were compromised.(Representative image)

Phishing attack targets Indian officials through rogue email from government ID

By Anisha Dutta, Binayak Dasgupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 09:03 AM IST
HT could not immediately determine the total number of officials targeted, and if any computers were successfully breached.
Once deployed, the trojan application spreads, launching phishing attacks, to steal financial data such as credit card numbers.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Once deployed, the trojan application spreads, launching phishing attacks, to steal financial data such as credit card numbers.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

CBI issues alert to states, UTs on banking phishing software on basis of Interpol input: Officials

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2020 06:44 PM IST
The banking trojan known as Cerberus takes advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic and sends SMS to lure a user into downloading the link containing the malicious software, they said.
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