Friday 29 September 2017

Germany is the biggest source of botnets in Europe

Just a year after the Mirai malware infected connected devices to create the first IoT botnet, new research from Norton shows that global botnets have continued to grow and spread as a result of unaware users inadvertently infecting others. According to Norton, the top three countries responsible for hosting the highest number of bots in Europe are Germany at just over eight percent, Italy at 10 percent and Russia at almost 14 percent. The UK was Europe's 11th highest source of bot infections -- which is down from 2015 when it was ranked seventh. In terms of specific cities, Madrid in Spain… [Continue Reading]

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