U.S. Number 1 in Malware-Hosting Sites

Maximum PC Staff

It looks like here in the good ol’ U.S. of A. we’ve got one more thing to add to the “we’re good at this” list, and that one thing is hosting malware on our websites.

A recent study by ars technica that tested what countries are hosting malware has the United States in first place, hosting a whopping 37% of the world’s malware infected sights, followed by China in second place with only 28% of the world’s malicious sites. Every other country fell under 10% individually.

Considering that we here in the U.S. have some of the most advanced technologies when it comes to combating malware, it seems a little sad that we’re in first place (with room to spare) on this list. And considering that just recently we came in first for spam email just a little over a year ago, it’s disappointing too.

Image Credit: ars technica

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