BadwareSitesMay2008 As per a recent report published in Stopbadware, China is the host of more than 50% of all Malware sites on the Internet today. StopBadware.org is a partnership among academic institutions, technology industry leaders, and volunteers committed to protecting Internet users from threats to their privacy and security caused by bad software. The authenticity of this Malware Alarm study is also somehow supported by Google, which has flagged all the 2,00,000 sites reported in this study.

Malware is a general term to refer to a malicious software, which has primarily been fabricated with the malicious intention to infiltrate or damage a computer system. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, most rootkits, spyware, dishonest adware, and other malicious and unwanted software.

Interestingly, Google, which is also one of the sponsors of this study, has been ranked as the 5th largest source of malware sites. Possibly this is due to the large number of SPAM Blogs on Google controlled Blogger.com.

This report has come out at a time when China is under pressure from Tibetan Movement right in the mid of final preparation of the Olympics. Thanks, that I don’t know Chinese and as such am yet to visit a Chinese website.
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You can also read the full copy of the StopBadware.org report on this link. This report has some good insight and may of interest to you if you are involved in the malware war for the eradication of malware.