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August 11, 2010, 02:15:33 am
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HostExploit: Cybercrime goes to Wall Street

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As part of a series of reports on ‘Cybercrime USA’, HostExploit presents a detailed analysis on Demand Media/eNom’s position as #1 Bad Host in the HE Index of comparative Internet badness. Research published in our recent Q2 2010 Top 50 Bad Hosts and Networks Report shows AS21740 Demand Media/eNom topping the HE chart by serving and distributing internet badness through: botnets, spam, Malware, infected web sites, and exploit serving. Out of the known 34,738 publicly reported ASes (servers), Demand Media/eNom is shown to be #1 for Internet badness and #1 abusive Registrar.

To demonstrate how the Internet badness served by Demand Media relates to other known centers of badness, we introduce in this report “The McColo Standard of Cybercrime”, whereby scores on our HE Index are illustrated in an easy to understand format and in comparison to how McColo would have fared using this system. A score of 4 to 5 on the HE Index is an average of all ASes. Much to our surprise, both Demand Media and McColo (using retroactive data from October 2008) scored around 270 indicating high levels of Internet badness. This placed Demand Media firmly in the #1 position on the HE Index.

Read the full article, and download the report at;

http://hostexploit.com/blog/14-reports/3516-cybercrime-goes-to-wall-street.html
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Steven Burn
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