The Trend Micro Security
Guide to Major Sports Events
The biggest international football competition is here.
But just as fans and observers satisfy their need to know online, scammers will prey on them with tried-and-tested tactics. Cheer along with security in mind as we tell you about online threats that may take advantage of this major sports event.
1. Many promos come out months before the actual start of major sports events. Which one would you most likely go for?
2. How much time would you spend watching games on TV or online each day?
3. It’s the first day of the big event! What would you wear?
4. You missed an important game, what would you do?
5. You came across a 2,000-word online feature on a child-worker-turned-scholar-turned-top-sports-star, what would you tell yourself?
6. At work, you realized that the special interview with sports analysts starts in a few minutes, what would you do?
7. An officemate you’re not close to bought an official sports association item online, what would you tell yourself?
8. While window-shopping, you noticed a local sports magazine’s new cover title: “Year’s Big Sports Event, What Are You Missing?” What would you do?
9. After a long day of watching games, what would you likely do next?
10. A friend tells you about a site that helps you create your own sports fantasy team, what would you do?