June 11, 2014

Cybercriminals Ramp Up Activity Ahead of 2014 World Cup

Similar to the Sochi 2014 Olympics and all other major sporting events before it, the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil is being leveraged by cybercriminals and scammers as a means to lure victims for their attacks.

Jovi Umawing, Malware Intelligence Analyst at Malwarebytes, told SecurityWeek that cybercrooks could also resort to fake mobile apps just like they did during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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