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    7. Romania. Responsible for 2.8 percent of the world's hacking traffic during the last quarter of 2012, Romania comes in at seventh place. In recent years, the isolated town of Ramnicu Valcea has become a hacker hotbed.
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    6. Brazil. South America's largest country comes in at sixth, accounting for 3.3 percent of the world's hacking traffic in the fourth quarter of 2012.
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    5. Taiwan. Don't let its relatively small size (23 million people) fool you. This province of China accounted for 3.7 percent of the world's hacking traffic during 2012's last quarter.
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    4. Russia. Falling from 6.8 percent in 2011 to 4.7 percent in 2012, Russia's digital attack traffic is falling, but it's still enough to slot this massive country into fourth place.
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    3. Turkey. Coming in at third, Turkey's hacker traffic was good for 4.7 percent of the worldwide total.
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    2. United States. Although hacking traffic in the United States dropped from 13 percent to 10 percent during the fourth quarter of 2012, hacking groups such as Anonymous lead the USA to second place on this list.
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    1. China. By quite a significant margin, China houses the largest number of hackers on Earth. During the last quarter of 2012, the world's most populous country accounted for 41 percent of the world's hacking traffic.
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