Along with India, Google has also given information about Hack for Hire group in Russia and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Their phishing messages were targeted at government or Gmail accounts. He could use them to hack the user’s system and gain complete control over it.
US tech giant Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has banned over a dozen malicious domains and websites linked to India. Hack for hire (hacking a website or computer with money) groups were using them to target Internet users around the world.
The company recently published a blog post to inform users about the threat. In this, a list of all these banned domain links was given, using which spying software was put in the computer / laptop. In these, the fake login page of the website or app was visible.
“We are publishing this analysis to protect Google and our users from serious threats,” the blog said. These include government-backed attackers, commercial surveillance and serious crimes. We are reporting hacks for hire who are focused on extracting information from your accounts and selling the data as a service.
Secretly hacker used to get user information
Whenever a user entered his login details on these domains, he would secretly reach the hacker. He could use them to hack the user’s system and gain complete control over it. The target of these phishing messages was government or Gmail accounts. Along with India, Google has also given information about Hack for Hire group in Russia and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
confusing is part of the system
The work of criminals engaged in online fraud or espionage is mainly to mislead computer users. Many times a fake page with their email account is made in front of people, and sometimes a fake page with the name of the bank appears. If a person enters his account number and password on this, then he reaches the criminal. Sometimes malware is put in the computer.