Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
New Zealand a paradise for defacements according to research company
Posted on 21-May-2008 15:23 | Tags 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.




comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by MikeB4 on 21-Feb-2017 13:21 (3173 replies)
Pages... 210 211 212


Static IP uptimes and reliability on BigPipe?
Created by RobBB, last reply by RobBB on 21-Feb-2017 13:19 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Silly Cricket Scoring
Created by tdgeek, last reply by tdgeek on 21-Feb-2017 07:02 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


geekzone ads are out of control
Created by 1101, last reply by 1101 on 21-Feb-2017 13:34 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Shameful politics, shameless politicians
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by MikeAqua on 20-Feb-2017 14:12 (106 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Upgrade Home Wifi Network
Created by Dulouz, last reply by michaelmurfy on 19-Feb-2017 13:36 (14 replies)

Asta la Vista, baby (Dotcom extradiction)
Created by sen8or, last reply by Geektastic on 21-Feb-2017 10:20 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Mortgage Rates - 2017 discussion
Created by lookout, last reply by joker97 on 20-Feb-2017 22:39 (22 replies)
Pages... 2