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Here Are The Most And Least Likely Countries To Get Hacked In

Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:43
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Research firm Comparitech just released an interesting study that compares the cybersecurity safety of various nations and regions around the world.

If you want to find a location where you are cyber safe, and least vulnerable to the threat of identity theft and computer viruses, the Baltic region scores well with places like Sweden and Finland. But if you are accessing sites in China and Taiwan, be on your guard.

This resource takes a look at countries that are the most and least cyber safe. It reviews a number of threats and attacks that are always a clear and present danger to the global online community and comes up with some surprising and worrying statistics to consider.

It should make you think more about cyber security and it might also make you realize how fortunate you are if you live in a country that offers the highest amount of internet freedom.

Cyber security and internet freedom statistics by country. Which are most and least safe?

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This article is brought to you courtesy of Comparitech.

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