The insurance regulator IRDAI has said CERT-IN advisory has recently issued an advisory to guard against large-scale phishing attack campaign against Indian individuals and businesses (small, medium, and large enterprises).
All insurers and the regulated entities are advised to alert their staff and attached and subordinate offices to exercise extreme caution to prevent any such malicious activities. The best practices stated in the Cert-In advisory may be scrupulously followed, said IRDAI..
Any unusual activity or attack should be reported immediately to cert-in at email@example.com the format prescribed by Cert-In (https://www.cert-in.org.in/PDF/certinirform.pdf)under intimation to IRDAI at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IRDAI has further said it has been brought to the notice of the authority that a website using domain name- www.irdaionline.org.in is advertising to the general public on sale of insurance and exams conducted by IRDAI. This domain name is not authorized by the authority.
The IRDAI will take action against any entity that tries to sell insurance without having proper registration.
IRDAI authorized website has the domain name www.irdaonline.org and this website is hosting Centralized Agency Portal.