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What U.S. cities are most prone to malware infections, and why?

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    An anti-malware vendor has released a list of the 20 most infected cities around the U.S. in terms of malware, and the trend appears to be that cities not known for being technology centers are getting hit the hardest.

    Enigma Software, which develops the SpyHunter anti-spyware detection software, analyzed more than 25 million different infections on computers in the 150 largest cities in the U.S. and found 2015 was a big year for malware over prior years.

    Enigma came about its numbers via customers who have its software installed on their machines. The national average was 8.1%, meaning nationwide, but that comes from the number of infections divided by the city's entire population.

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