Posted by : Ecko Afyanto Senin, 29 Maret 2010
Washington - cyber attacks by the increasingly turbulent cracker in cyberspace. Symantec security bureau tried to analyze where the cracker is running action and results, they convert a city in China as the world capital of crackers.
Shaoxing city is in the State Bamboo Curtain-called origin of cyber attacks on the world's largest. According to Symantec, of a total of cyber attacks originating from China 21.3 per cent were conducted of Shaoxing.
China occupies the top position globally from cyber attacks, with a percentage of 28.2 percent. The next position occupied by Romania with 21.1 percent followed respectively by the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.
Symantec explained, the cracker in China on a stakeout with a target of cyber attacks such as human rights activists. It is possible this attack was sponsored by the local government.
The attack carried out by sending e-mails containing malicious attachments. If the computer user opens an attachment that did not seem suspicious, malicious code to infect their device.
"The main goal is to gain access to sensitive data or internal systems to target specific individuals or companies," explained Symantec.