Brazilian Whacks: Avoiding Hackers and Scammers at the World Cup
Channelnomics, By Chris Gonsalves
With all eyes on Brazil for this week’s kickoff of the 2014
World Cup, folks in the IT security community are keeping a close eye on the
South American nation known for its colorful celebrations and not just a few epic
hacking and malware events.
If you’re among the lucky ones traveling to witness the
month-long sporting spectacular first hand, Kaspersky Lab has for the past few
months been publishing tips on staying safe in the land of the samba. As it
turns out, the advice is pretty sound for everyone everywhere, the kind of
mantras security service providers should be chanting to clients regularly.
Here’s an abridged compilation of Kaspersky’s World Cup security tips. Stay
vigilant… and Força Portugal! Read more.