India sees sharp increase in cyberattacks in Q1 2023: report

India has seen a sharp increase in the number of cyberattacks in the first three months of 2023, as per a report. Over 500 million cyberattacks were blocked in Q1 2023 out of a billion attacks globally, as per the State of Application Security Report’ by Indusface.

Data from cybersecurity firm CheckPoint Research showed that weekly attacks increased by 18% in India during the same time period, as against an increase of 7% globally, averaging 1,248 attacks a week. The Asia Pacific region overall reported the highest year-on-year surge in attacks at 16% or an average of 1,835 attacks a week.


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