India is facing a major issue as ransomware attacks continue to rise in the country as it ranks fourth in the country and the world.
India’s national airline – Air India has been the target of a sweeping hacking campaign that exploited members of the airline’s frequent-flyer program to make away with air miles.
Air India’s ‘Flying Returns’ program which has nearly 2 million user accounts has been targeted in an orchestrated hacking campaign which saw dozens of accounts compromised.
Initial estimates reveal at least 20 compromised accounts, the Times of India reported. Tasked with the investigation, police believe that the attack was instigated by an insider with knowledge of the working of the airline’s internal systems.
Speaking to the publication, Air India commercial manager Praveen Lal [...]
A group of Indian hackers who go with the moniker – ‘Indian Black Hats’ have targeted and defaced several Pakistan-based websites including a government domain.
A group of internet hackers from India targeted and shut down at least 10 Pakistan-based websites citing ‘pay back’ on the seventh anniversary of 26/11 when a deadly terrorist attack struck the Indian city of Mumbai.
The Hindu, a prominent publishing house from the country reports the attack to have begun early Thursday morning, in a joint effort by a ‘group of like-minded hackers from across the country.’
The websites targeted include:csd.gov.pk mona.gov.pk metroshoes.com.pk , among [...]
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