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Cyber Battlegrounds: FCRF Unveils India’s Top 10 Cybercrime Hotspots & Vulnerable Districts

Shashank Shekhar

20 Sept 2023

India is facing a severe and growing threat of cybercrime, with a staggering 80 percent of reported incidents emanating from just ten vulnerable districts, as outlined in a recent white paper titled ‘A Deep Dive into Cybercrime Trends Impacting India‘ by the Future Crime Research Foundation (FCRF), a non-profit startup incubated at IIT Kanpur. The study underscores the urgent need for enhanced cybersecurity measures and increased awareness among both individuals and organizations.

The Top 10 Cybercrime Epicenters

If one draws a circle of 150Kms around Delhi southren edge it will cover more than 50% of source of Cybercrimes in India.

1. Bharatpur (18%)

2. Mathura (12%)

3. Nuh (11%)

4. Deoghar (10%)

5. Jamtara (9.6%)

6. Gurgaon (8.1%)

7. Alwar (5.1%)

8. Bokaro (2.4%)

9. Karma Tand (2.4%)

10. Giridih (2.3%)

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