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Top 10 Countries with the Most Number of Botnet C&C Servers

The top 10 countries with the most number of botnet C&C servers in the first quarter of 2013 are listed below.

Rank Country Share
1 United States 35.66%
2 Australia 10.88%
3 South Korea 6.51%
4 China 5.72%
5 Germany 3.41%
6 United Kingdom 2.60%
7 Brazil 2.35%
8 Italy 2.28%
9 Taiwan 2.17%
10 Chile 1.71%

Top 10 Countries with the Most Number of Botnet-Connected Computers

The top 10 countries with the most number of botnet-connected computers in the first quarter of 2013 are listed below.

Rank Country Share
1 United States 28.12%
2 South Korea 21.27%
3 Italy 10.46%
4 Malaysia 8.88%
5 Macao 6.40%
6 Japan 2.82%
7 Russia 2.59%
8 Austria 2.52%
9 Taiwan 2.49%
10 India 1.75%

Top 10 Malicious Domains Blocked

The top 10 malicious domains blocked in the first quarter of 2013 are listed below:

Rank Malicious URL Blocked Description
1 trafficconverter.biz Has a record for hosting and distributing worms
2 embed.redtube.com Related to an exploit
3 pu.plugrush.com Has a poor reputation and record
4 ads.alpha00001.com Reported as a C&C server and redirects to enterfactory.com, another malicious site
5 am10.ru Has a record and reported in relation to pop-up messages and adware
6 www.trafficholder.com Related to child exploitation
7 www.funad.co.kr Related to a ADW_SEARCHSCOPE
8 www.ody.cc Related to links with suspicious scripts and sites that host BKDR_HPGN.B-CN
9 cdn.bispd.com Redirects to a malicious site and related to malicious files that distribute malware
10 h4r3k.com Distributes Trojans

Top 10 Malicious URL Country Sources

The top 10 malicious URL country sources in the first quarter of 2013 are listed below:

Rank Country Share
1 United States 24.63%
2 Germany 4.32%
3 Netherlands 3.57%
4 China 3.33%
5 South Korea 2.99%
6 Russia 2.38%
7 Japan 1.97%
8 France 1.58%
9 United Kingdom 1.28%
10 Canada 0.63%
  Others 53.32%

Top 10 Spam Languages

The top 10 spam languages used in the first quarter of 2013 are listed below:

Rank Language Share
1 English 89.32%
2 Chinese 1.59%
3 Japanese 1.44%
4 German 1.36%
5 Russian 1.29%
6 Italian 0.48%
7 Portuguese 0.37%
8 Spanish 0.32%
9 Slovak 0.30%
10 French 0.15%
  Others 3.38%

Top 10 Spammers

The top 10 spam-sending countries in the first quarter of 2013 are listed below:

Rank Country Share
1 United States 11.64%
2 India 7.70%
3 China 4.28%
4 Spain 3.97%
5 Taiwan 3.93%
6 Peru 3.62%
7 Russia 3.42%
8 Vietnam 3.29%
9 Belarus 3.18%
10 Colombia 2.68%
  Others 52.29%

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