III. Key Statistical Findings
3.0 Web Security
- Websense Security Labs identified a 111.4% increase in the number of malicious websites from 2009 to 2010.
- 79.9% of websites with malicious code were legitimate sites that have been compromised— an increase of 3% from the last previous period.
- Searching for breaking trends and current news represented a higher risk (22.4%) than searching for objectionable content (21.8%).
- The United States was the top country hosting phishing sites in 2010.