IoT security: India faces growing onslaught of cyber-attacks

With cyber-attacks against internet of things (IoT) deployments in India up by 22% in the last quarter, experts are pointing the finger, in part, at politically-motivated hackers.

A new report (PDF) from telecom analytics firm Subex states that, for the second quarter running, India is the most-attacked country in the IoT space.

Among the main targets was technology and systems associated with ‘smart cities’, financial services, and transportation. Mumbai, New Delhi, and Bengaluru attracted the most attacks, Subex said.

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