India rank 4th on cyber threats, As the risk of cyber threats, looms over enterprises going digital, a Symantec study reveals that India ranks fourth when it comes to online security breaches, accounting for over 5% of global threat detection. The US and China occupy the top two slots and together make for almost 34%, followed by Brazil and then India.

While China has managed to bring down hacks from nearly 24% in 2015 to under 10% in 2016, India saw instances of fraud increase from 3.4% in 2015 to 5.1% in 2016.

The use of email as an infection point also rose, becoming a weapon of choice for cyber criminals and a dangerous threat to users.Symantec data reveals that in the last eight years, more than 7 billion online identities have been stolen in data breaches.

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