1.5-M cyber attacks a day

What do geeks in China, Russia and the US have against Indonesia? The Jakarta Globe reported Tuesday, May 8, that Indonesian Web sites were the focus of nearly 1.5 million hacking attacks a day in 2011, quoting the country’s communications and information minister. Because of this, Indonesia plans to build an Internet security center to counter similar attacks in the future, according to Communications and Information Minister Tifatul Sembiring. He said his department is looking at Japan for models on cyber security. Most of the attacks were traced back to China, Russia and the US.

 

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