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New badware stats page

Fairly often, a reporter, a partner, or another contact asks us for statistics about badware: how many bad websites exist, how many computers get infected each day, what do users understand about the threat, etc. These are complex questions to answer, and StopBadware does not always have the information or time to answer them. We do, however, frequently come across useful and interesting stats in third party reports. I've been cataloging these for quite a while, and I've even shared some highlights on occasion. Since our new website, unlike the old one, allows us to update content without employing a map, a flashlight, and a team of Sherpas, we figured we'd go ahead and make our catalog of interesting stats a regular feature of the site.

We continue working to collect, publish, and analyze data that we believe will illuminate the problem of badware on the Web. Meanwhile, we hope that our aggregation of third party stats will be a useful resource for the community.

If you come across stats that you think would make a good addition to the page (criteria include relevance, quality of source, and a public link to the citation), please email or tweet them to us.

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