Army alert on email infected with ‘data stealing malware’


AS the threat of the ransomware looms all over the world, the Indian Army authorities have issued an advisory on an unrelated malicious email infected with a “data stealing malware”  with an attachment “Deputation of one Army officer to attend Sri Lanka” which is being received by the personnel of the Indian Army, particularly officers. The officers have been warned against opening this mail.

In November last year, Pune Newsline has reported in detail about how the Army is now pursuing cyber terrorism as a threat which can be even more damaging than the conventional attacks. With almost all sectors railway networks, communication systems and stock markets, among others  heavily dependent on data communication and storage, experts fear that cyber attack on any of these is capable of causing more damage than the conventional forces. Read More…


Credit By : Indian Express

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