State Bank of India (SBI) customers need to be extra careful for the next few days. The government has warned of a major phishing attack in India in the name of free Covid-19 testing across the country. The warning states that a large-scale cyberattack has been planned by cyber crooks where they may use Covid-19 as bait to steal personal and financial information of millions of people.
The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued an advisory warning that the potential phishing attacks could impersonate government agencies, departments and trade bodies.
“Phishing campaign is expected to impersonate government agencies, departments and trade associations who have been tasked to oversee the disbursement of the government financial aid,” the warning said.
What is at risk?
The warning adds that SBI customers will get a link from firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line Free COVID-19 Testing which they should not click on at any cost.
“Attention! It has come to our notice that a cyber attack is going to take place in major cities of India. Kindly refrain yourself from clicking on emails coming from email@example.com with a subject line Free COVID-19 Testing,” the advisory said…………..Read More>>