Seattle, Boston Top List of U.S. Cities Most At Risk of Cyber Crime

Monday Mar 22nd 2010 by Staff

Symantec has just completed a study of 50 U.S. cities that determined which faced the highest threat from cyberattack.

LA Times: Symantec has just published a report that ranks 50 U.S. cities according to their risk of cybercrime. In order to assess the risk, it considered the frequency of cyberattacks, the availability of Web access, and the amount of high-risk activity (e.g. making online purchases without a secure connection) that the populations engaged in.

According to the report, the top five most "at risk" cities for cybercrime include:

  1. Seattle
  2. Boston
  3. Washington, D.C.
  4. San Francisco
  5. Raleigh, N.C.
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