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Recent malware attack had no bearing on operations: Oil India

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New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Giving a clarification about the recent cyber-attack in the company’s IT systems, Oil India said that a malware threat was noticed by the company’s officials and reported, but it did not have any effect on its operations.

The state-owned company had suffered a major cyber-attack in its field headquarters in eastern Assam’s Duliajan, with the hacker demanding $75,00,000, IANS reported on April 13.

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After receipt of the report of malware threat, precautionary measures were taken by the company, it said in a regulatory filing to the exchanges.

“Network management service providers and the Anti-Virus Team were also immediately informed about the incident. The incident was also reported to CERT-In,” the filing said. Cert-In is the government’s nodal agency to deal with cyber security threats like hacking and phishing.

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Besides, the company clarified it did not attempt to establish any contacts with the miscreants.

“We would like to state that there has been no bearing on the operations/performance of the company due to the said malware threat which warrants public announcement. Presently, uninterrupted operations are going-on and business continuity is maintained,” the company added.

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–IANS

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