According to a report by security software maker McAfee, India is ahead of countries like US, China and Japan in PC security and protection. McAfee conducted a global study across 24 nations, analysing data from voluntary scans of an average of 27-27 million PCs per month to determine a global estimate of the number of consumers who have basic security software installed.
Basic security protection is defined as working anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall technologies.
Finland had the highest number of 90.3% PCs with a basic security software solution in place, followed by Italy (86.2%) and Germany (85.5%). India ranked 14th on the list with 82.67%, while China ranked 17th (82%), followed by Japan and US at the 19th spot (80.65%). The global average stood at 83%.