Canada ranks 2nd in world for phishing sites, report says
The number of Canadian servers being targeted by hackers has increased sharply, according to an IT security company that compares cybercrime rates around the world.
San Diego-based Websense Inc. argues that hackers are taking advantage of Canada’s “squeaky clean” cyber reputation, which may no longer be as well-deserved as many believe.
A growing number of malicious sites are hosted on Canada’s internet service providers, allowing criminals to carry out cyber attacks on Canadian and international users.
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