Four in five Indian gamers impacted financially by hacking, says a report

A whopping slice of Indian gamers, 81% to be precise, have lost on an average Rs 7,894 due to malicious cyberattacks that the gaming industry is increasingly prone to. That would make it four in five gamers in India have lost financially due to cyber threats. 

According to the 2021 Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report: Special Release – Gaming & Cybercrime, conducted by The Harris Poll, 75% of Indian gamers have experienced cyberattack to their gaming account. Around 35% of them detected malicious software on a gaming device (35%) and while 29% detected unauthorised access to an online gaming account. 

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