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Africa is the safest continent for web surfing

Posted by Bob Zenith on August 29, 2010

According to a study by AVG, the safest countries for web access are Sierra Leone and Niger (1 in 692, and 1 in 442 web users attacked with malware, respectively). This is probably due to the low level of Internet users in Sierra Leone and Niger.

Interestingly, Turkey, Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan have the highest rates of virus and malware attacks; The U.S. ranked ninth with one in every 48 Web surfers at risk, while the U.K. was 30th with a rate of one in every 63.

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