The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have issued advisories to local governments, including recommendations for preventing attacks.
The cyber intelligence firm said that a gateway of Indiabulls had a technical vulnerability but it could not verify whether the breach in Indiabulls system had taken place due to the same vulnerabilit
The hackers demanded ransom to release the data which were encrypted from their computers, a senior officer of the Kolkata Police said.
It added that its internal security teams, supplemented by leading cyber defense firms, are actively taking steps to contain this incident.
One of the terminals at the JNPT port has been impacted by the latest malware attack, the government confirmed today.
Operations at one of the three terminals of Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai, India's largest container port, were disrupted.
The first reports of trouble came from Ukrainian banks, Kiev's main airport and Rosneft, in a major incident reminiscent of the recent WannaCry virus.
Operations at one of the three terminals of the nation's largest container port JNPT were impacted tonight as a fallout of the global ransomware attack.
A major cyberattack unfolded on Tuesday, striking banks, corporations and infrastructure in Ukraine and Russia before spreading to western Europe and then the United States.
IT experts identified the virus as "Petrwrap", a modified version of the Petya ransomware which hit last year and demanded money from victims in exchange for the return of their data.
The attacking tool is believed to be ransomware of the so-called Petya malware type, which earlier affected firms in Russia including oil giant Rosneft and Ukraine. Here's how you protect your system
According to sources, about 25 per cent of systems in the state have been affected by the virus. In the Vijayawada Police Commissionerate, some systems have been affected.