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314% increase in cyberthreats in a week in India

There was a 314% rise in cyberthreats in India in the week leading up to Christmas as per a report by Surfshark Antivirus. India had a threat rate of 24, which is 91% higher than the global average, it found.

In terms of the number of cyberthreats received during the week, the country came in third, trailing only Portugal and Thailand. Heuristic and trojan threats have been the most common in India, accounting for roughly 30% of all threats discovered. Since mid-October, Europe has been the most affected by cyberthreats.

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