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RP ranks 4th in most Conficker-infected countries in SEA

a russian-based security company just listed Philippines as the 4th nation with the most number of Conficker virus infections in South East Asia.

Viatly Kamluk, director of Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team alarmingly stated today that around 126,594 computers have been infected as of march 2009 in the Philippines.

topping the list (in the same region) is Malaysia with 212,477 computers followed by Thailand (165,080) and Indonesia (164,794). globally, the Philippines ranked 19th.

with software piracy pretty much prevalent in the country, i don’t know how the government and the IT sectors can further control this. this is indeed alarming and all IT PINOYs should be made aware of this.



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