U.S., China Remain Top Origins for Cyberattacks

Brazil has supplanted Germany as the globe's No. 3 origination source of malicious net traffic, while India has zoomed to No. 5, according to rankings released today in Symantec's 2009 Global Internet Security Threat Report. The United States and China maintained the first and second spots respectively in the rankings as the top nations of origin for various types of cyberattacks in 2009 compared to 2008.