Six major countries, including India and the United States, are facing another threat due to the coronavirus epidemic. North Korea’s hacker group Lazarus is planning to cheat people in these countries in the name of relief work related to Covid 19. This has been disclosed by security research firm Cypharma.
Cypharma has said that these hackers are looking for big phishing attacks to cheat people. In this, a large number of fake emails will be sent to the people. It will be seen that their source is official.
According to Sypharma, hackers will take people through these emails to fake websites. Private and their financial information will be sought from them there. About five million users from the US, UK, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea, including India, can become targets of this hackers group.
Cypharma has informed that six target countries across many continents have a common factor – governments in these countries have announced significant financial support to individuals and businesses to stabilize the economy affected by the Kovid 19 epidemic.
At the same time, India has also announced financial assistance of Rs 20 lakh crore in view of the impact of the corona epidemic. Cypharma said government agencies, departments and trade associations can also be targeted by Lazarus Group in its fishing attack.
Hackers have claimed to have 2 million private email IDs in India. Hackers can send emails to people in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Ahmedabad for free Covid 19 investigation.
In return, personal and financial information can be sought from them through email. In such a situation, our advice is that you also be cautious.