Cyber Threats Map
April 1, 2014 9:30 PM   Subscribe

God, I love that map. "Would you like to play a game?"
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 9:41 PM on April 1 [1 favorite]

It's very pretty, but if I'm reading this correctly, this is actually a map of who's infected with Kaspersky products. I guess their software calls home every time it detects something.
posted by phooky at 9:46 PM on April 1 [5 favorites]

Antarctica is safe, clearly.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 9:47 PM on April 1

Yeah, many attacks on corporations or institutions go unreported or under reported for some time for various internal reasons. Neat map, though.
posted by planetesimal at 10:17 PM on April 1

Always interesting to see how Lesotho fucks with map software. Also interesting to see Hawai'i stats show up, even though there is no landmass for Hawai'i on their map. It looks as if Cthulhu is tweeting from the bottom of the Pacific.
posted by MrFTBN at 11:12 PM on April 1 [2 favorites]

Map, that map is BITCHIN'!
posted by ZaneJ. at 11:24 PM on April 1 [2 favorites]

Looks like North Korea's cyber security strategy is really working out for them.
posted by dobie at 12:49 AM on April 2

This is a gentle reminder that multi-level secure computing was figured out in the 1970s, and all of this security theater can go away if we adopt it.
posted by MikeWarot at 6:26 AM on April 2 [1 favorite]

yess, this is just what I need for my extra monitor. Thanks for sharing!
posted by rebent at 7:54 AM on April 2

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