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Singapore Seen as Top Spot to Launch Global Cyber Attacks

  • City-state consistently ranks among top attacking countries
  • A regional communications hub, attacks may originate elsewhere
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Singapore has overtaken nations including the U.S., Russia and China as the country launching the most cyber attacks globally, according to Israeli data security firm Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The company, whose software tracks an average of eight to 10 million live cyber attacks daily, said Singapore rose to pole position after ranking in the top five attacking countries for the previous two weeks.