November 15, 2021

China-based hackers luring Indians into fake malicious Tata Motors scam

Cyber-security researchers in India on Thursday said they have discovered a malicious free gift campaign pretending to be an offer from that is collecting users’ data, and the campaign has been traced to China-based hackers.

The research wing of New Delhi-based CyberPeace Foundation received some links via WhatsApp, related to a free gift offer from Tata Motors, collecting browser and system information as well as the cookie data from the users.

“The campaign is pretended to be an offer from but hosted on the third-party domain instead of the official website of which makes it more suspicious,” the research team said in a statement.

If any user opens the link from a device like smartphones where WhatsApp application is installed, the sharing features on the site will…

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