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Jan 21, 2019

Hungary ranks as the 38th most vulnerable country to cyber-attacks

A study has found that Hungary’s vulnerability to cyber-attacks increased in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared with the third quarter

Hungary’s vulnerability to cyber-attacks increased in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared with the third, it has been revealed.

According to a report by Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, Hungary ranked as the 38th most vulnerable country, with 27.6 percent of Kaspersky antivirus software users subject to attacks via web browsers.

MTI states that Hungary also came in at 43rd place on the list of countries from where most cyber-attacks originated. Altogether 123,000, or 0.02 percent of all attacks came from Hungarian servers, the report said.

The overall rankings in that area were led by the United States, with 45.12 percent of all cyber-attacks coming from the country, followed by the Netherlands with 21.48 percent of attacks, and Germany in third place with 6.45 percent.