Malware Infection Rates By Region, And More Fun Facts!

According to Microsoft, the global average for malware infection is 8.6 out of every 1000 systems—a number that's lower than I'd have estimated. And apparently Ethiopia and Myanmar run a pretty tight ship!

Russia and Brazil were found to be the most infected.

Other interesting findings by Microsoft's cyber security team include that, at the moment, 97% of all emails are spam. In other words, for every 3 emails you want to see, you get 97 that resemble Gizmodo's mainpage on April 1st. (And you thought we were annoying...which we were.)

More interesting stuff over at the BBC. [BBC]

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