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Millions of sensitive services exposed on internet reveal most hackable countries

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jun 7, 2016.

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    There are millions upon millions of systems on the internet which offer services that should not be exposed to the public network and Rapid7 has determined which countries are the most exposed and therefore the most hackable.

    Using Project Sonar, Rapid7 set out to understand the overall internet threat exposure in general and at a country level. In the new research paper, exposure is defined “as offering services that either expose potentially sensitive data over cleartext channels or are widely recognized to be unwise to make available on the internet.”

    The report noted that “while there are 65,535 possible listening ports for every IP-addressable endpoint on the internet, we are concerned primarily with a sampling of the ‘most popular’ TCP ports on the internet.”

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