World Hosts Report - March 2014


In what appears to be a continuing theme, the three worst positions on the HE Index are held by hosts or networks registered in the United States.

The HE Index represents concentrations of malicious activity detected on web hosts and networks, in a report spanning three months.

On a global scale, smaller countries with lower levels of regulations remain the location of choice for professional, cybercriminal servers, with the Virgin Islands, Belrus and Kyrgyzstan all making the Top 10.

Cyprus is not only a new entrant to Top 10 countries list, but has gone straight to top spot for its large concentrations of Current Events, Spam and Zeus botnet activities.

eCR Sync-up 2014 - European Cybersecurity & eCrime Forensics - Data & Metrics
NATO School, Oberammergau, Germany - April 1st to 3rd 2014

This year's conference will be hosted at the NATO school in Oberammergau, Germany on April 1, 2 & 3 to combine the eCR Sync-up with the wider APWG project on cyber security and eCrime metrics.

The program is an opportunity for principal investigators from academia, industry, military and government to discuss their research, find axes of common interest and establish cross-sector collaborations. Presentations will focus on the questions of quantification, delineation, and defining the characteristics of cyber security and eCrime.

Additionally, Jart Armin will be presenting at the M3AAWG General Meeting in Montreal, Canada, October 21 - 24 2013 on the subject of hosts and the World Hosts Report.


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Editor Jart Armin
Contributors Steve Burn
Greg Feezel
Andrew Fields
David Glosser
Niels Groeneveld
Matthias Simonis
Will Rogofsky
Philip Stranger
Bryn Thompson
DeepEnd Research
Reviewers Dr. Bob Bruen
Raoul Chiesa
Peter Kruse
Andre’ DiMino
Thorsten Kraft
Andrey Komarov
Godert Jan van Manen
Steven Dondorp
Edgardo Montes de Oca


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