New Delhi: Scammers are targeting banking customers in India using a novel phishing attack to collect sensitive information such as internet banking credentials, mobile number and OTP to carry out fraudulent transactions, the country’s cyber security agency has warned in its latest advisory.

The malicious activity is being carried out using the ngrok platform, a unique web application, it said. “It has been observed that Indian banking customers are being targeted by a new type of phishing attack using ngrok platform. The malicious actors have abused the ngrok platform to host phishing websites impersonating internet banking portals of Indian banks,” according to the advisory issued by CERT-In on Tuesday.

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team or CERT-In is the federal technology arm to combat cyber attacks and guarding the cyber space against phishing and hacking assaults and similar online attacks.

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