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India witnessed 1.4 lakh account hacking attempts every hour in 2018

India witnessed 1.4 lakh account hacking attempts every hour in 2018 (Trends, Reports, Analysis)

Chethan Kumar In 2018, India reported about 1.4 lakh account takeover (ATO) login attempts every hour from people using stolen or generated username and password, a latest cyber security report has revealed. | TNN | Updated: Apr 24, 2019, 11:37 ISTAccording to a report by global firm Akamai, India was the second most preferred target destination after the USThe US saw more than 1,200 crore ATOs (account takeovers), while Canada, which was the third most preferred target country saw 102.5 crore ATOs(Representative image)BENGALURU: In 2018, India reported about 1.4 lakh account takeover (ATO) login attempts every hour from people using stolen or generated username and password, a latest cyber security report has revealed. According to the 2018 ‘Credential Stuffing: Attacks and Economies’ report by global firm Akamai, India was the second most preferred target destination after the US, recording more than 120.8 crore ATOs in just the one year.

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