Almost half of India Web users attacked by local malware

According to Kaspersky Lab’s second quarter report, Kaspersky Security Bulletin, for April to June 2013, 19.9 million malware threats were detected on the computers of the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) participants in India.

Overall, 35.6 percent of users were attacked by Web borne threats during this period, according to Techgig.com. India ranks 15th overall in the world when it comes to online dangers for internet usage.

Furthermore, Kaspersky Lab’s detected 5.39 million malware incidents on the computers on the KSN in India. This means 49.6 per cent of users in India were attacked by threats during his period, placing India 10th  worldwide in terms of malware incidents.

While these numbers are astonishing, the numbers are most likely even higher for mobile users, assuming users have mobile protection to begin with.

SOURCE: zdnet.com