List of Countries which are most vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

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As soon as Wikileaks revealed to the world that it has valid documents to prove that US law enforcement agency CIA has the potential to hack any Smart Phone, Smart TV or devices related to Internet of Things existing on this globe, it surprised the entire world, along with those connected to the cyber security field.

Guestimating that people would more be interested in knowing some facts related to this genre, Tech services firm CompariTech has come up with some latest stats which gives info on countries which are most and under-prepared to cyber attacks. Along with those that are most susceptible targets to cybercriminals.

So, here’s the list of those countries with lowest malware infection rates in computers

Sweden-19.88%
Finland- 20.65%
Norway-21.63%
Japan-22.24%
Belgium-22.78%
United Kingdom-23.38%
Switzerland-23.94%
Germany-24.12%
Denmark-24.34%
Netherlands-24.86%

Now the list of those with highest malware infection rates in computers

China-49%
Taiwan-47.34%
Turkey-40.99%
Russia-38.95%
Gautamela-37.56%
Mexico-36.89%
Peru-36.23%
Ecuador-36.22%
Brazil-34.68%
Poland-33.01%

List of countries where most users were attacked by Ransomware

India-9.6%
Russian Federation-6.41%
Kazakhstan-5.75%
Italy-5.25%
Germany-4.26%
Vietnam-3.96%
Algeria-3.9%
Brazil-3.72%
Ukraine-3.72%
United States-1.41%

The United States stands as the top country which was hit by notorious traffic related to web applications. The percentage is 66% followed by Brazil & Germany with 5% and the United Kingdom at 3%.

Now, the list of countries from which highest percentage of Global Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS) originated

China-29.56%
United States-21.59%
United Kingdom-16.17%
France-8.72%
Korea-4.06%
Singapore-3.93%
Japan-3.81%
Vietnam-3.76%
Germany-3.49%

The list of countries which were most hit by Cyber Espionage

United States-54%
South Korea-6%
Japan-4%
Russia-3%
Columbia, Ukraine-2%
Vietnam, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Phillippnes-1%

Now the list of top 10 countries that are the best prepared for Cyber Attacks

Canada
United States
Brazil
Norway
Germany
Estonia
Oman
New Zealand
Malaysia

And the ones which are well prepared are as follows

South Korea
Namibia
Lesotho
Somalia
The Central African Republic

The countries which are most vulnerable to cyber attacks are

Belgium
Dominican republic
Hong Kong
Samoa
China
Afghanistan
Tajikistan
South Africa and
Australia

And CompariTech has also prepared a list of countries which have the average cost of cyber crime in the world

United States-$17.36 million
Japan-$8.39million
Germany-$7.84 million
United Kingdom-$7.21 million
Brazil-$5.27million
Australia-$4.3 million

NOTE- The stats were prepared by CompariTech based on the resources such as telegraph.co.uk, freedomhouse.org, and statista.com

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Naveen Goud is a writer at Cyber Security Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security