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By Jeremy Bender
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The Norse map does not represent all hacking attempts in the world. Instead, according to Smithsonian Magazine, the map relies on a Norse honeypot network — a network purposefully designed to detect hacking — to provide a representative snapshot of global hacking attempts.
In actuality, there are orders of magnitude more hacking attempts on any given day than recorded by Norse. For instance, there are an estimated 20 million attacks per day against locations within
It is likely that these intra-U.S. attacks are the result of "zombie computers" — computers that have been compromised by a hacker and carry out attacks at the hacker's discretion.
Chinese cyber attacks are highly damaging to both the