Wipro has received threatening Email to demand Rs. 500 Cr in Bitcoin

Wipro has received an threat email, but there was no impact on the company’s operations. After receiving this email, Wipro has reinforced security measures at all its office locations.

Commissioner of Police Hemant Nimbalkar confirmed in Reports:

“An anonymous person had sent an e-mail demanding Rs 500 crore in bitcoin and threatened a bio-attack on employees.”

“This is the second time Wipro has received the threatening mail.” 

Wipro said in a statement:

“Wipro confirms that it has received a second threatening e-mail…. There is no impact on the companys operations.” 

Earlier last month, Wipro had said it had received a  threatening mail from an unidentified source and filed a  complaint with the local law enforcement authorities.

After that threat mail, the company had augmented security at all its office locations.

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