The Curious Case of Qatar – Microsoft Security Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs


Tim Rains does a great write up on locations with the greatest malware infection rates. From the article, Tim writes,

“It would seem that many systems in Qatar are configured with a system location setting, set to something other than “Qatar”. This suggests that, rather than using the locale settings designated for Qatar, many computer administrators are using locale settings for different locations. As a result, the reported infection rates, using the location setting, were being skewed (underreporting malware detections) for Qatar and this became evident when we started using IP geolocation.”

The Curious Case of Qatar - Microsoft Security Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs


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