Top 13 MOST Targeted Countries For Account Hacking – Here’s The List

The United States topped on its ‘top attack destinations’ list with 12,522,943,520 attacks in 2018.

The United States is followed by India and Canada with 1,208,749,669 and 1,025,445,535 attacks respectively.

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Top 13 MOST Targeted Countries For Account Hacking – Here’s The List

According to American content delivery network and cloud service provider Akamai Technologies’ report, the United States topped on its ‘top attack destinations’ list with 12,522,943,520 attacks in 2018.

The United States is followed by India and Canada with 1,208,749,669 and 1,025,445,535 attacks respectively.

Germany and Australia came in 4th and 5th spots with 760,722,969 and 104,655,154 attempts respectively.

 Here’s the list of Top 13 Most Targeted Nations For Account Hacking In 2018.

Rank Destination Nation ATO HEUR.LOGINS
13 Hong Kong 1,305,262
12 France 1,864,733
11 Italy 2,601,632
10 Japan 3,424,334
9 Netherlands 4,991,790
8 Gibraltar 6,559,360
7 China 26,173,541
6 Korea 37,112,529
5 Australia 104,655,154
4 Germany 760,722,969
3 Canada 1,025,445,535
2 India 1,208,749,669
1 United States 12,522,943,520

The report also said, “the media, gaming, and entertainment industries are prized targets for criminals who are looking to trade in stolen information and access. The accounts are sold in bulk, and the goal for the criminals is to move their goods by volume, rather than single account sales.”

Akamai’s content delivery network is one of the world’s largest distributed computing platforms, responsible for serving between 15% and 30% of all web traffic.

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