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Cybercriminals Cashing In on FIFA World Cup-Themed Cyberattacks

By Help Net Security

November 30, 2022

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The hype and popularity of the FIFA World Cup has attracted audiences from across the globe. And this, in turn attracts a variety of cybercriminals, who want to exploit the varied fan following, and the organizations participating, to make a quick buck.

Advanced persistent threat (APT) campaigns, phishing, credit card/cryptocurrency fraud, DDoS attacks, and identity theft are among the threats faced by organizations and audiences, CloudSEK reports. The cybercriminals are motivated by financial gain, ideology, or geo-political affiliations.

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