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Thursday, 3 May 2012

Mapping Cybercrime by Country

All cybercrime is hosted and served from somewhere. A simple enough truism and yet little research, or even initiatives, emerge from this area. A new interactive web-based tool aims to provide deeper insights into this domain in search of solutions to a global problem. How much cybercrime is served by the hosting providers registered to, or routing through, an individual country? An interesting question that can now begin to be quantifiably answered thanks to a collaborative association between HostExploit, Russian Group-IB1 and CSIS2 in Denmark. The Global Security Map displays global hot spots for cybercriminal activities based on geographic location. It was first presented at the Anti-Phishing Work Group (APWG) meeting in Prague on April 25 by leading community researcher Jart Armin, editor of HostExploit, and is now on general release along with the accompanying Global Security Report.

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Global security report

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