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India among top 3 countries most targeted for phishing: Report

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and malware-based attacks are the most globally and is one of the top three target countries for such attacks, says a report.

According to the RSA Quarterly Fraud Report for the period between January 1 to March 31, 2018, accounted for 48 per cent of all cyber-attacks.

The report that contains fraud attack and consumer fraud data and analysis, noted that Canada, the United States, and were the countries most targeted by

Other most phishing-targeted countries include in the fourth place, (5th), (6th), (7th), (8th), (9th) and (10th).

As per the report, consumer transactions and fraud continue to grow in the mobile channel. In the first quarter, 55 per cent of transactions originated in the mobile channel and 65 per cent of fraud transactions used a mobile application or browser.

The report further noted that the top hosting countries list for such attacks was topped by the United States, followed by and in the second and third place, respectively.

Others in the list include in the fourth position, (5th), (6th), (7th), (8th), (9th) and (10th).

The report represents a snapshot of the cyber fraud environment, providing actionable intelligence to consumer-facing organisations of all sizes and types to enable more effective digital risk management.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 25 2018. 15:00 IST