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Re: Countries with the most botnets
From: Richard Barnes <richard.barnes () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 19:22:30 -0500

Team Cymru seems to put out a lot of information in their newsletters
about where bots are, e.g. this article about the locations of botnet
controllers:
<http://www.team-cymru.org/ReadingRoom/Articles/botnet-cnc-tlds-and-countries.html>

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 6:07 PM, Steven Bellovin <smb () cs columbia edu> wrote:
A colleague needs to know, along with citable sources if possible.

Ideally - number of zombified PCs, percentage of zombified PCs, name of
nation, source.

Threat reports from symantec and macafee suggest the US leads, with
China a very close second.

Yes, we realize that answers will be imperfect.

               --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb









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