Top Ten Hacking Countries

By Mark Milian - 2013-04-23T04:06:33Z

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When it comes to computer-attack traffic, China deserves the bulk of the blame, but not all of it.Ten countries including China accounted for three-quarters of the world's cyber-assault traffic during the last quarter of 2012, according to Akamai Technologies, which helps companies speed the delivery of online content.While detecting the source of an attack can be difficult -- cyber criminals can launch online assaults from infected computers around the world -- knowing the country of origin can provide an important clue in ultimately determining the identity of a hacker.Here's a look at which countries made the top 10 list.