New Zealand a paradise for defacements according to research company
Posted on 21-May-2008 15:23.
Filed under: News
Research company TippingPoint has released the "Hacking in Australia and New Zealand: Cyber Hack Update 2008" report.
According to this document, there is one hack event per 730 people in New Zealand - this puts NZ as number two in the world, second only to the UK, and in front of Australia.
The paper says that the UK sees one attac per 683 people, New Zealand comes in second with one per 730 people, and followed by Australia (one per 871 people), Taiwan (one per 1,627 people) and Singapore (one per 1,642 people).
In terms of attacks and defacements on New Zealand government domains (.govt.nz), New Zealand is a comfortable 8th in the world. New Zealand experienced seventeen attacks to the .gov.nz domain last year – in total, one hack per 251,059 people.
Topping the list for most hacks to government domains per capita was Taiwan with 27,195 attacks to .gov.tw per capita, Australia in second with with 49,197 hacks to .gov.au per capita and South Korea in third with 66,151 hacks to .gov.kr per capita.