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Dipesh Kaura, General Manager Kaspersky South Asia ( left) andSaurabh Sharma, Senior Security Researcher, Global Research and Analysis team, APAC Kaspersky in Bangalore, January 21 2020
 
 
Now, anti-drone technology from cyber security leader,Kaspersky

Bangalore, January 22 2020: In what is arguably a first for a cyber security company, Kaspersky has developed anti-drone technology, which can detect  such unmanned autonomous vehicles, if they   intrude into closed airspace and even  disrupt its communication and guidance. 
This is a response  to the emerging Internet of Threats, explained  . Dipesh Kaura, General Manager for South Asia, Kaspersky, during a media  briefing here yesterday.  The company is no longefr a point product player but a broad cyber security solutions provider in both consumer and business arenas, he added.
Sharing  research results  the India end of Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team Asia Pacific (GReAT APAC), Senior Security Researcher, Saurabh Sharma revealed that
38.8% of the overall Indian Kaspersky users were attacked at least once by a web-based attacks in 2019 as compared to 40.4% in 2018. India has shown a positive progress in their fight against cybercriminals he suggested. The countrysaw a fall in the number of threats in 2019 as compared to 2018. These threats include file-less malwares, social engineering attacks and other attacks that were targeted through the world wide web. The total number of unique threats detected by Kaspersky products in the year 2019 were 142,250,268.
India also ranks 14th worldwide in the number of attacks caused by servers that were hosted in India, which accounts of 8,064,950 incidents in the year 2019.
Mr Sharma added: “In India we did see a decrease in the number of adware and malware attacks, however there has been a huge increase in Riskware attacks from 28% in 2018 to 39% in 2019. The presence of riskware on your machine will allow threat actors to use that legitimate application for malicious purpose.”