Moreover, a source familiar with the US evacuation of Americans and Afghans from Afghanistan said Operation Allies Refuge has not been affected.
In India, schools, universities, and research centers make for attractive targets to cybercriminals because they are often under-resourced from a security perspective.
The cyber cell, which includes 16 cyber police stations across UP, has lodged 528 FIRs since it came into being a year ago and solved 126 cases, leading to the arrest of 385 accused.
The ministry said it has received an alert from the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) about possible cyber attacks.
Hackers have reportedly used Artificial Intelligence to outsmart existing cybersecurity systems.
Chennai recorded the highest number of cyberattacks in the country during the January-March quarter of this year as threat actors targeted the city with a variety of attacks aimed at exploiting user trust and enterprise vulnerabilities.
The State Bank of India (SBI), India's largest lender, has issued a warning for its users to beware of an imminent phishing attack (cyber attack). The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) on Sunday had warned that in a major phishing attack, millions of Indians could be targeted by fake emails, social media posts or texts messages, which promises free Covid-19 testing across India.