List of 10 Countries Serving As The TOP Hacking Attack Sources

The United States topped on its ‘top attack source’ list with 4,016,181,582 attempts in 2018.

The United States is followed by Russia and Canada with 2,509,810,095 and 1,498,554,065 attempts respectively.

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List of 10 Countries Serving As The TOP Hacking Attack Sources

According to American content delivery network and cloud service provider Akamai Technologies’ report, the United States topped on its ‘top attack source’ list with 4,016,181,582 attempts in 2018.

The United States is followed by Russia and Canada with 2,509,810,095 and 1,498,554,065 attempts respectively.

 Vietnam and India came in 4th and 5th spots with 626,028,826 and 625,476,485 attempts respectively.

Here’s the list of top 10 nations serving as the TOP hacking attack sources.

Rank Source Country ATO HEUR.LOGINS
10 China 308,827,351
9 Germany 354,489,922
8 Indonesia 367,090,420
7 Malaysia 369,345,043
6 Brazil 585,805,408
5 India 625,476,485
4 Vietnam 626,028,826
3 Canada 1,498,554,065
2 Russia 2,509,810,095
1 United States 4,016,181,582

The report also said, “as expected, the United States topped the source country list for credential stuffing attacks. This is because most of the common credential stuffing tools are developed there. Russia hits a close second, with Canada in third place. Also, the United States is the number one spot for attack destinations, because many of the most popular targets are based there.”

The report further said, “India and Canada are a close second and third for attack destinations, but are greatly overshadowed in volume compared with the United States.”

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