New Delhi, April 16 -- On a day its supposed to declare its March quarter (Q4) results, Wipro Ltd on Tuesday confirmed reports about a phishing attack on its IT systems without giving out any details on the extent and effect of the hacking. The Bengaluru-based IT firm, India's fourth largest, said it has hired an independent forensic firm to assist with the investigation into the hacking.

"We detected a potentially abnormal activity in a few employee accounts on our network due to an advanced phishing campaign. Upon learning of the incident, we promptly began an investigation, identified the affected users and took remedial steps to contain and mitigate any potential impact," Wipro told Mint when contacted.

The company added it is collabo...