Check Point Research has reported that all the organisations in India faced an average of 2,108 weekly attacks in the first quarter of 2023, which is about 18 per cent higher than the year-ago period. With the usage of tools like ChatGPT for code generation, cybercriminals are effortlessly launching cyberattacks.
As per the report, the global weekly attacks rose by seven per cent in the same quarter versus the same quarter last year, with each organisation facing an average of 1,248 attacks per week. The education and research sector faced the highest number of attacks globally, rising up to 2,507 attacks per organisation per week, which is a 15 per cent increase compared to the March 2022 quarter.
The Asia Pacific region suffered the most with an average of 1,835 attacks per organisation every week, marking a 16 per cent increase as one out of every 31 organisations worldwide experienced a ransomware attack every week.