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India’s biggest tech centers named as cyber crime hotspots

September 21, 2023

India is grappling with a three-and-a-half year surge in cyber crime, with analysis suggesting cities like Bengaluru and Gurugram – centers of India’s tech development – are hubs of this activity.

The report – A Deep Dive into Cybercrime Trends Impacting India from the non-profit Future Crime Research Foundation (FCRF) – identified cyber crime hot spots from January 2020 until June 2023.

“The analysis of the top 10 cyber crime-prone districts in India reveals several common factors contributing to their vulnerability. These include geographical proximity to major urban centers, limited cyber security infrastructure, socioeconomic challenges, and low digital literacy,” states the report.

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