NEW DELHI, May 29 -- Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) which has been on tracks of over 270 government-backed cyberattacker groups from more than 50 countries detected phishing and hacking attempts on Google accounts of 50 to 100 individuals in India in April. The individuals have been informed by Google about the attacks.

Google didn't reveal names of the cybercriminal organisations and which states they were believed to be linked to.

A total of 1,755 such warnings were issued by Google across the world to individuals, whose Google accounts were targets of government-backed cyberattackers. The highest number of attacks were detected in the US, with over 200 individuals being targeted by state-backed attackers.

Google also noticed a...