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Russia, Brazil Lead Cyber Attack Barrage

Jan 20, 2010, 09:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Larry Barrett)

"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 attacks, respectively.

"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."

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