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The World's Worst Botnet Countries

Countries in this chart have the highest number of detected spam-bots as listed in the Spamhaus XBL zone. Most bots can be used for spam, phishing, click-fraud, DDoS and other malicious activities.

Many issues may relate to a country's bot density including technical, policy and socioeconomic factors.

Additional and more detailed statistics can be found at the Spamhaus CBL website:

CBL breakdown by Country

CBL breakdown by Country Traffic

CBL breakdown by Country Infections

CBL breakdown by Country Per Capita


Source: Spamhaus (XBL) database. Data is compiled automatically every 24 hours from the XBL database using the number of currently listed bots for each network (ISP/NSP).
The 10 Worst Botnet Countries
As of 20 January 2019 the world's worst botnet infected countries are:
1
India Number of Bots: 2674010

2
China Number of Bots: 1291155

3
Iran, Islamic Republic Of Number of Bots: 1110985

4
Vietnam Number of Bots: 1077318

5
Brazil Number of Bots: 749581

6
Thailand Number of Bots: 699800

7
Indonesia Number of Bots: 489931

8
Pakistan Number of Bots: 401155

9
Russian Federation Number of Bots: 337893

10
Algeria Number of Bots: 337743

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