Sunday, September 7, 2014

Religious Websites Carry An Average Of Three Times More Malware Than Porn Websites

Symantec found that the average number of security threats on religious sites was around 115, while adult sites only carried around 25 threats per site--a particularly notable discrepancy considering that there are vastly more pornographic sites than religious ones. Also, only 2.4 percent of adult sites were found to be infected with malware, compared to 20 percent of blogs.

Symantec's 2011 List of Most Dangerous Web Sites:

Why religious sites you might ask? “We hypothesize that this is because pornographic website owners already make money from the Internet and, as a result, have a vested interest in keeping their sites malware-free--it’s not good for repeat business,” said the report. 

Read more about malware trends at TECH HIVE

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