McAfee Reveals List of Riskiest Country Web Sites for Malicious Downloads, Browser Exploits and Unwanted E-Mail (news release)

McAfee Reveals List of Riskiest Country Web Sites for Malicious Downloads, Browser Exploits and Unwanted E-Mail (news release)McAfee has released its SiteAdvisor research report “that creates a global road map of the riskiest, and the safest, places to surf and search”. The report found the ten safest TLDs are .gov (safest), .fi, .ie, .no, .is, .se, .au, .co, .sg and .si. The riskiest TLDs are .tk (riskiest), info, .ws, .ro, .com, .biz, .ru, .net, .name and .sk. The report noted cheap domain name registration is driving the growth in spam where .ro (5.6% risky sites) and .ru (4.5% risky sites) sites are among the TLDs most commonly hosting malicious downloads, browser exploits, and scams. Further, giving ones email address to a .info website gives an amazing 73.2% chance of receiving spam.
http://www.siteadvisor.com/studies/map_malweb_mar2007.html

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