McAfee has released a report that rates the world’s top level domains in terms of overall risk to the Web user — from browser exploits, phishing Web sites, excessive pop-ups, and other nasty things.
The report finds that “19.2% of all Web sites ending in the .hk domain pose a security threat to Web users.” Last year, Tokelau ( .tk) was the most dangerous ccTLD, at 10.1 percent.
Here are the five most dangerous domains:
Hong Kong (.hk)
PR of China (.cn)
And here are the five safest domains:
It’s interesting to note that Asia includes both the safest domains and the most dangerous domains.
And I wonder if this report will help spur governments and their registries to be more aggressive in policing their local Web sites.
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