Dangerous Online Neighbourhoods

 - Mar 14, 2007   Updated: Jun 14 2011
References: mcafee & webuser
Did you know that their are bad neighbourhoods even in a virtual world? According to McAfee, certain domains operated out of certain countries are deemed as high-risk. These danger zones include websites hosted in Romania and Russia. If you want to stay safe, McAfee lists Finland, Norway and Sweden as your safest best.

Dangers that can lurk include high rates of spyware, viruses and spam.

Implications - As the number of consumers using the Internet continues to increase, more and more of these individuals depend on the web for essential information on a variety of topics, issues and news. Businesses and companies will benefit by allowing consumers to access their products and services online. The majority of society is highly active on the Internet and it is important that companies realize the potential this represents for reaching out to consumers.