Top 10 Countries that host cyber crime, 2011 Jan-May

1. US
2. France
3. Russia
4. Germany
5. China
6. Canada
7. Netherlands
8. South Korea
9. Romania
10. UK

“More malicious content is being hosted in Canada than ever before,” said Patrik Runald, senior manager of Security Research, Websense. “Cyber criminals are taking advantage of Canada’s clean cyber reputation, and moving shop. We’re seeing all time highs for both hosted phishing sites and bot networks. It is important for Canadian citizens to be extra vigilant on the Internet, taking extra precautions when clicking on links.”

Top 10 countries that host phishing sites, 2011 Jan-May

1. US
2. Canada
3. Egypt
4. Germany
5. UK

Cyber criminals are moving their command and control centers to safer grounds. In the past eight months, Canada saw a 53 percent increase in bot networks. Canada is the only country that showed an increase in bot networks over the last eight months, when compared to the countries above.

Source: Team Cymru Internet Security News