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China is host to almost half of the world's malware-infected

Postby Ohlia » 03 Sep 2007, 21:17

China is host to almost half of the world's malware-infected Web sites.

According to a report released Monday by antivirus company Sophos, China--including Hong Kong--hosted 44.8 percent of the world's infected sites in August 2007. The United States ranked a distant second, hosting 20.8 percent of Web sites that contain malicious code. http://www.zdnetasia.com/news/security/ ... 747,00.htm
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Re: China is host to almost half of the world's malware-infected

Postby G5Pontiac » 04 Sep 2007, 09:53

Thanks for posting that link. I wasn't aware that the statistics were that large.
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Re: China is host to almost half of the world's malware-infected

Postby googie egg » 04 Sep 2007, 23:08

I find that quite surprising. I would have guessed that RU (Russia), and TV (Tulavu) would have been right at the top.

I know that if you search for program cracks and hacks, 90% are hosted in the RU domain. And celebrity sites are numerous in the TV domain. Both of these are big malware spreaders.
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Re: China is host to almost half of the world's malware-infected

Postby pilvikki » 08 Sep 2007, 17:35

well, what do you know....

more crap from china.
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