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China at the top of the list of exporting countries to electronic attacks .. Indonesia coming from afar

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China is number one in exporting countries to electronic attacks .. Indonesia coming from afar

China topped the list of countries that exports the cyber attacks in the world, according to the study of cyber attacks have been detected in the first quarter of 2013.

The study prepared by the company “Akamai” revealed that the 34% of cyber attacks in the first three months of this year was coming from China, which continued at the top of the list of countries from which exports those types of attacks.

Indonesia dissolved in the second place in the list of countries that are a source of electronic attacks, and by 21% in the first quarter of 2013, and the proportion of cyber attacks in the Asian countries was only 0.7% during the last three months of 2012.

The United States came in the list prepared by the “Akamai” in the third place with 8.3%, followed by Turkey at 4.5%, followed by Russia at 2.7%, followed by India with 2.6%, followed by Taiwan at 2.5%, followed by Brazil with 2.2%, followed by Romania by 2%, while Hong Kong dissolved in the tenth place in the list at 1.6%.

The study monitored the targeted sectors by one of the most common methods of cyber attacks which DDoS Attacks “denial of service” , which cause the disabling websites and servers and take it out of service temporarily.

It is noteworthy that the number of DDOS Attacks,  that has been waged in the first quarter of 2013, and monitored by “Akamai”, amounted to about 208  compared to 200 in  the last quarter of 2012.

 

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