IT security technology provider Webroot said in a recently issued threat report document that the United States in 2018 led the rest of the world by a wide margin in hosting what the firm classifies as “high-risk URLs.” The United States hosts 63 percent of such URLs, trailed distantly by second-place China, with 5 percent. That dubious distinction has for the United States has spiked, Webroot said, from 43 percent in 2017.

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Kate Polit
Kate Polit is MeriTalk's Assistant Copy & Production Editor covering the intersection of government and technology.