Wipro confirmed that it has been the target of an advanced phishing attack. It has been reported that Wipro, aware that its email systems have been breached by hackers to target Wipro customer systems, was building a new private email network for the employees. The attack came, when the company was trying to recover from the breach.
“We came to know of a potentially abnormal activity within our network, about a week back, in respect of few of our employee accounts, who were subjected to an advanced phishing campaign.” Wipro posted a statement on its official Twitter Account.
Commenting on the immediate steps taken to tackle the attack, Wipro stated, “We have used our industry-leading cyber security practices and partner ecosystems for these steps. We are collaborating with our partner ecosystem to collect and monitor advanced threat intelligence for enhancing security posture. We continue to monitor our enterprise and infrastructure at a heightened level of alertness.”
Wipro has reportedly hired an independent forensic firm to investigate the attack.