Over 670,000 cases related to cyber security were reported in India till June this year, Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday. He also said that over three million such cases were reported in the country from 2019 till last month.
In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, Mishra said: “…a total of 394,499, 1,158,208, 1,402,809 and 674,021 cyber security incidents were observed during 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 (up to June), respectively.”
The information was reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), he added.
The government have taken several measures including issuing alerts and advisories regarding the latest cyber threats and vulnerabilities to prevent cyber attacks and enhance cyber security.