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The Top 10 Worst

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 28 October 2020 the world's worst botnet infected countries are:
1
China Number of Bots: 1620675

2
United States of America Number of Bots: 930763

3
India Number of Bots: 644692

4
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Number of Bots: 450124

5
Viet Nam Number of Bots: 281979

6
Brazil Number of Bots: 278929

7
Russian Federation Number of Bots: 191833

8
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Number of Bots: 187302

9
Indonesia Number of Bots: 168944

10
Spain Number of Bots: 142068

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