The report by Akamai Technologies notifies that with more than 120 crore account takeover attacks in 2018, India ranked second for hacking attempts in the world after the US. By the report, the US registered 1,252 crore hacking attempts in 2018 while Canada registered 102 crore. i. According to a new edition of the "State of the internet/security" report, Akamai Technologies, each of the attacks represented an attempt by a person or a computer to log in to an account with a stolen or generated username and password. Canada ranks third for attacks. The hackers attacks targeted large media brands, retail, gaming and various other sectors.