China top the list of exporters of electronic attacks. And Indonesia come from afar





China topped the list of States that are cyber-attacks in the world, according to a study made cyber-attacks in the first quarter of 2013.

The study revealed that “Akamai” company that 34% of cyber attacks in the first three months of this year came from China, which continued to top the list of such quality from waging attacks.

The proportion of cyber-attacks from China compared with the last quarter of last year, which was the source of 41% of cyber attacks in that period, while the percentage of cyber attacks coming from Indonesia grew very large.

And Indonesia ranked second on a list of States which were the source of cyber-attacks, by 21% in the first quarter of 2013, the proportion of cyber-attacks in the Asian country only 0.7% during the last three months of 2012.

The United States came in the list prepared by the “Akamai” ranked third with 8.3%, Turkey 4.5%, followed by Russia by 2.7%, 2.6%, India, and Taiwan by 2.5%, and Brazil by 2.2%, followed by Romania by 2%, while Hong Kong took 10th place in the list of 1.6%.

The study pointed out that the Asia-Pacific region is the most export of cyber-attacks by 68%, followed by Europe with 19% and the Americas by 13%.

The study monitored the sectors targeted by one of the most common methods of electronic attacks are attacks “denial of service” (DDoS Attacks), which disables the electronic sites and servers and remove them from the service.

The study showed that the more sectors that experienced the quality of electronic attacks during the first few months of 2013, is followed by the services sector, the business sector and the media, entertainment and technology sector and finally the public sector and service sector attacks focused on financial services.

The number of “free” service that launched in the first quarter of 2013, and monitored by the “Akamai”, about 208 onslaught compared with 200 of those type attack in the last quarter of 2012.
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