Most Dangerous & Safest Domains to surf are…


“… Hong Kong (.hk) is most Dangerous Country Domain and Finland (.fi) is Safest Country Domain.”

“…The chance of downloading spyware, adware, viruses or other unwanted software from surfing the Web increased 41.5% over 2007.”

“… websites which offer downloads such as ringtones and screen savers that are also loaded with viruses, spyware and adware increased over the last year from 3.3% to 4.7”. Here is the list of top 5 Dangerous Domains:

  • Hong Kong (.hk)
  • PR of China (.cn)
  • Philippines (.ph)
  • Romania (.ro)
  • Russia (.ru)

These are findings of research ‘Mapping the Mal Web Revisited’. It reveals dangerous and safest Domains on the internet. Finland (.fi) is the safest domain followed by Japan(.jp), Norway(.no), Slovenia(.si) and Colombia(.co)

Don’t be afraid of visiting websites with domain name (.hk) as this research is about summarized findings based on McAfee SiteAdvisor site rating database.

However, it does point towards general trend of more instances of malware being spread from Hong Kong, China domains and so on. Be careful while your surf… [Photo Rytamagna]


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