Cyber expert talks about phishing attacks in India by Chinese, how country should respond
26, Jun 2020, 3:26 PM
Bengaluru: The government of India has issued an advisory through the national cyber crime portal, warning users of large-scale phishing attacks planned by Chinese state-backed hackers. The advisory warns users against a specific email address, ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’, which is reportedly being used by the Chinese attackers to send phishing emails. According to the government advisory, the Chinese cybercrime perpetrators have gotten hold of over 2 million email addresses, and are using the above mentioned email address to send messages that claim to offer “free COVID-19 testing for all residents of Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai and Ahmedabad.”
Asianet Newsable spoke to Suresh Kumar B, CEO of Incognito Forensic Foundation and Texial Innovations Private Limited https://texial.net about the Chinese hackers' plan to launch large-scale phishing attacks in India, let’s watch as to what he has to say.