India becomes the No.1 Malware Producer

India has overtaken the US as the single biggest producer of viruses, according to analysis of internet threats by Network Box.

India is now responsible for 13.74 per cent of the world’s viruses, up from 9.5 per cent in July. Russia is the next in line, producing just over 11 per cent of viruses – a jump from last month’s 4.01 per cent.

The US accounts for just over eight per cent, a significant decrease from 14.65 per cent last month.

Virus levels from the UK have dropped to 2.5 per cent; down from five per cent last month. The UK is now the seventh-largest threat producing country in the world (down from fourth last month).

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