Russia, Brazil Lead Cyber Attack Barrage
Jan 20, 2010, 09:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"More than 13 percent of the world's cyber attacks originated in
Russia during the third quarter, according to Akamai Technologies'
"State of the Internet" report for the third quarter of 2009.
"Russia's ascent to the top of the list came at the expense of
the U.S. and China, which fell from the top two spots in the second
quarter to No. 3 and No. 4 with 6.9 percent and 6.5 percent of the
"Brazil also leapfrogged the U.S. and China to earn a dubious
silver medal with 8.6 percent of the intrusive traffic emanating
from the South American nation."