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Questionable loyalties: the cybersecurity implications of buying

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/government/questionable-loyalties-the-cybersecurity-implications-of-buying-system-software-from-foreign-companies/11276

Do you trust commercial programs made in foreign nations, particularly
those nations with authoritarian regimes or a history of cyberattack?

Like the USA?

No really.  Read this:

http://www.point2security.com/author.asp?section_id=2078&doc_id=248670

AlienVault recently published a list of the top five sources of malicious IP addresses. China took the top spot, with 95,249 addresses. The US came in a strong second, with 60,346. China also achieved a near sweep in terms of malicious networks, taking four out of the top five spots (by IP addresses).

There’s a nice graphic.

 

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