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Updated on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 10:58 PM IST

Mumbai: Cyber police station's email ID hacked, phishing mail sent to all govt departments

The state cyber has asked the government department to refrain from opening a pdf file contained in the mail
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Mumbai: The state cyber wing Maharashtra Cyber has issued a warning to all the government departments after an email ID of a cyber police station in Mumbai has been hacked and phishing mail has been broadcasted using the mail.

The state cyber has asked the government department to refrain from opening a pdf file contained in the mail. The hacked email ID has been suspended, said, officials.

According to the officials, a mail with the subject mentioned as "Terrorist behind JK attack gunned down in Mumbai" has been sent to all the government departments. The email ID belongs to a police officer attached with an East region cyber police station located in Shivaji Nagara in Mumbai.

In the same mail, there is a file pdf file named "Report Intelligence" which contains the virus, officials said. The alert issued by the state cyber asked the government departments to refrain from opening the file.

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Published on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 10:58 PM IST
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