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India Experienced Largest Number Of Cyberattacks In 4 Years, With 73 websites Hacked Per Day

News Desk, 23 Sept – In the wake of the Nupur Sharma incident, India has seen an increase in cyber activity with hackers, usually from abroad, breaking into or attempting to break into official websites and accounts. While hostile nations frequently use cyber espionage techniques to steal information or damage vital infrastructure, this time, it was primarily pranksters trying to make a point.

The government has a strong system in place to prevent such unwelcome events, but other websites, which frequently fall short when it comes to cyber security, cannot make the same claim. Because of this, incidences involving hacking into government websites and accounts only make up a small portion of all cyber breaches in India.

A total of 160,560 Indian websites were compromised between 2016 and 2021, according to Lok Sabha data. This equals a staggering 73 websites each day! Notably, just 5% (812) of the total domains targeted were government websites. The number of cyberattacks in 2021 was the most in the previous four years with 28,897, including attacks on 186 government websites.

SBI (2019), Covid-19 test results (2021), Air India (2021), and Domino’s were some of the significant cyberattack and data breach instances in recent memory (2021).

A CERT-In study revealed that machines used in the assaults had Internet Protocol (IP) addresses from China, Pakistan, Russia, France, Taiwan, Algeria, Tunisia, and other nations. The key organization for handling cyber security risks is CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team), which functions under the ministry of electronics and information technology.

To improve cyber security and stop attacks, the Indian government has taken several actions. All government departments are required to implement CERT-“Cyber In’s Crisis Management Plan,” which it has developed. CERT-In regularly issues alerts and advisories regarding the most recent cyber threats. Stakeholders are also given training, and simulated drills are held to deal with these problems.

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