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Several Online Scams Target Fans — Here Is How You Can Protect Yourself

 Several Online Scams Target Fans — Here Is How You Can Protect Yourself

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The FIFA World Cup 2022 is underway and with it, several online scams have kicked off. The World Cup is one of the most-watched sports events globally and an event with this level of popularity and interest also attracts fraudsters and cybercriminals looking to capitalise on fans’ excitement.

Email security researchers from the Trellix Advanced Research Center have found attackers to be leveraging FIFA and football-based campaigns to target organisations in Arab countries. It is a common practice for attackers to utilise important/popular events as a part of their social engineering tactics and particularly target the organisations which are related to the event and more promising victims for the…

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