Chinese City is World Capital of Cyber-Espionage

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30% of “malicious” emails were sent from China and that 21.3% came from the city of Shaoxing alone

A city in eastern China has been identified as the world capital of cyber-espionage by an American internet security company.  The firm traced 12 billion emails in a study which showed that a higher number of “targeted attacks” on computers come from China than previously thought.

 

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Symantec’s 2010 Security Trends to Watch

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Hackers and malware purveyors are becoming more sophisticated, meaning computer users need to become wiser and more proactive, too

After a year of unprecedented proliferation of spyware, malware and cyber attacks of all types, security software vendor Symantec warns there’s plenty more where that came from in its just-released 2010 Security Trends to Watch report.

 

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