McAfee published the 2010 "Mapping the Malware Web" report
. The explanations and trends in there are worth looking at. More importantly, for us as the CERT, this report is one of the few independent studies which provides us with real numbers on the state of the IT Security game in Austria.
.at is ranked as the 76th most dangerous TLD with an infection-rate of about 0.4%. This is up from 89th and 0.2% of 2009. We should do better here.
We've got work to do. And we've actually prepared a number of internal tools and data-feeds to work on exactly this problem. So be prepared to hear more from us regarding malicious domains in the near future.
Author: Otmar Lendl