Mumbai, March 21 -- A comprehensive study on cyber security, conducted by ISB (Indian School of Business), has revealed that piracy websites are a major threat to Indian consumers with a 59 per cent risk of malware infection.

The Ground Perception and Experience Study, conducted by cyber security experts at ISB, has shown that accessing piracy websites poses a 59 per cent higher risk of malware infection, compared to 57 per cent for adult industries and 53 per cent for gambling-related advertising.

The report on this study was released by Brijesh Singh, principal secretary, Chief Minister's Office, in a programme organised at United States Consulate, Mumbai on Thursday.

John Cabeka, US Intellectual Property Adviser for South Asia; Neil ...