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Kuala Lumpur: Hub of Zombie Computers in APJ

According to Symantec Malaysia, an online security solution provider, Kuala Lumpur held the first position in the Asia-Pacific/Japan region (APJ) with the highest number of bot-infected computers, as reported by COMPUTERWORLD MALAYSIA on April 17, 2008.

Symantec revealed that the Asia-Pacific region, along with Japan, has 900,000 infected computers, out of them 99,000 are in Kuala Lumpur, followed by Beijing and Bangkok with 81,000 and 63,000 infected computers respectively. Seoul is at the bottom with just 27,000 computers.

Kannan Velayutham, Consultant of Enterprise Security, Symantec Malaysia, said that Malaysia has become a prime target for criminals to launch malicious attacks, as reported by thestar online on April 17, 2008.

Velayutham also said that according ...

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