Indian banking sector at forefront of cyber-attacks


Ahead of Diwali, Uttar Pradesh cyber police arrested techies and a former bank employee involved in a Rs 145 crore illegal withdrawal from the Cooperative bank’s account in Lucknow.Another report claims that an Android malware named Drinik – operating under the guise of the Income Tax Dept of India – targeted 18 banks in the country.Indian Banking Finance Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector has been at the forefront of cyber-attacks – targeted at the Asian region. Even the government data establish the sharp rise in attacks on the banking and financial sector.

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