(Good News from Finland) Finland is among the top five locations for cyber security according to the latest report by US software giant Microsoft.
The report found that Finland was one of five countries with the lowest malware encounter rates and the lowest malware infection rates.
— The Nordic countries, have perennially been among the healthiest locations in the world with regard to malware exposure, as has Japan, the report said.
The top four spots were taken by Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Japan.
The report details the frequency of harmful malware attacks in various countries and how often they resulted in contamination. It also provides statistics on website intrusions and their use to disseminate malware.
Security authorities say Finland’s unique language offers some protection from online threats but that Finnish web users must not be complacent.
Article originally published in Good News from Finland.