First time in a German news

After writing the article in the Avira Techblog, Dirk Knopp, Avira’s Technical Editor, showed me the link below:
http://www.channelpartner.de/knowledgecenter/security/277691/index.html

There is an omission, I hope not intentional:
I wrote in the blog:

Our statistics show that 14.43% from the Phishing and 15.04% from the Malware URLs (for which we have geo IP information)

The article above didn’t bother about this “small” detail and didn’t translate it.

Again:
(for which we have geo IP information)

Why is this important ?

Simply because we don’t have WHOIS Information for all threats !
If we would have made the statistics for all the URLs, the numbers might have been a lot more smaller.


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Sorin Mustaca

Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since year 2000 in the IT Security industry and worked between 2003-2014 for Avira as Product Manager for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Today he is an independent IT Security Consultant focusing on Cybersecurity, secure software development and security for IoT and Automotive. He is also running his personal blog Sorin Mustaca on Cybersecurity and is the author of the free eBook Improve your security .

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