Europe PCs most used in attacks
European computers are the most susceptible to exploitation by hackers looking to carry out distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on internet businesses, according to two reports released last week.
Analysis by DDoS mitigation firm Prolexic shows that 24 per cent of compromised computers used to launch attacks on web servers for blackmail purposes originate from Europe, compared with 18 per cent from the US and 11 per cent from China.
By Daniel Thomas at vnunet.
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