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India at 3rd Position where most IoT Malware Infections originated this year

The top three nations in 2022 from which Internet of Things (IoT) device malware infections came were the US, China, and India. In a report published by IT giant Microsoft Cyber Signals, its analysts discovered that 38% of all IoT malware came from China, making China the country with the highest percentage.

China has the largest share of IoT malware, which is 38 percent

With 18% of servers in the US having malware on them, the US comes in second, and 10% of IoT malware infections come from India. Additionally, according to Microsoft analysts, India is one of the top 3 countries from which IoT malware infections started in 2022. India’s cyber danger scenario is actual, and protection is urgently needed.

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India is amongst the top 3 countries from where IoT malware infection originated in 2022

Traditional IT equipment, operational technology (OT) controllers, and IoT devices including routers and cameras were determined to be the most at risk.

Malware distribution in the nation is nothing new, but last month, security experts at the American Internet Security Company Malwarebytes Labs found a gang of malware programmes that can conduct phishing assaults on the Google Play Store with up to one million downloads. The company known as Mobile applications Group is the source of these malicious Android apps.
Malware distribution in the nation is nothing new, and last month, security researchers at the American Internet Security firm Malwarebytes found a gang of malware programmes that can conduct phishing assaults on the Google Play Store with downloads of up to one million. These malicious Android apps were created by a well-known developer called Mobile apps Group, who also goes by the name Mobile apps.

Older versions of these malicious apps were already identified as various Android/Trojan variations. Surprisingly, the developer Mobile applications Group is still operating and is offering its “HiddenAds” on the official Google Play Store. After submitting polished versions, the developer was granted permission to publish the apps.

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