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Microsoft: International cyber-pacts can lead to less malware

Grant Gross | Feb. 7, 2013
Countries that have signed on to international cybersecurity agreements tend to have fewer malware infections among their citizens, according to new research released by Microsoft and George Washington University.

The story, Microsoft: International cyber-pacts can lead to less malware," which ran on the wire Wednesday, contains incorrect information about the author of the study. The first and second paragraphs in the story have been changed on the wire and now read:

Countries that have signed on to international cybersecurity agreements tend to have fewer malware infections among their citizens, according to new research released by Microsoft.

Countries that have signed the 2001 Council of Europe Cybercrime treaty or the 2004 London Action Plan on spam tend to outperform other countries in a key cybersecurity measure, said the report, released Wednesday by Microsoft.

 

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