Mumbai tops in cyber crime

Mumbai tops in cyber crimeAccording to the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, Mumbai has become the number one spot of cyber crimes. Largest number of malicious activities has been reported in this city during the last year. In other cities, the capital Delhi and Hyderabad has stood in the second and third place respectively.

The Symantec Internet Security Threat Report has released its annual overview for the year 2010. The report has also included the analysis of internet threat activity, malicious code, spam and phishing. Apart from that, the report suggests preventive measures that the user can implement for extra protection and security in its computer.

As per the report, India is also reported to be one of the leading countries where malicious activities have been found hugely. The report has ranked India in the 5th spot. The other countries who are ahead of India are USA, China, Brazil and Germany.

During the year 2009, the total number of malicious bots (automated entity) found in the country was 788 per day. This was found out in 62,623 distinct bot-infected computers of the country.




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