Websites Defacement In India – Hacking And Phishing Statistics

The number of reported cases of hacking and phishing of .com and .in sites hosted in India seem to be on the rise. Here are some pointers on the growing trend of security issues among Indian websites.

Number of website defacements in Jan-Oct ’08 : 4,596
Number of website defacements in Jan-Oct ’09 : 5,239 (14% growth)

Number of phishing attempts in Jan-Oct ’08 : 497
Number of phishing attempts in Jan-Oct ’09 : 708 (42% growth)

Number of websites defaced in Oct ’08 alone : 503
Number of websites defaced in Oct ’09 alone : 1,118

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