World Cup in Action Around the World – And Around the Web

by Erin on June 16th, 2010 in Industry and Security News, Security Tips.

Some call it football. Others call it soccer. No matter what you term the game, the effects of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the most widely-viewed sporting event across the globe, can be seen all around the world – and around the Web – after the kickoff this past Friday.

The World Cup has been stimulating bars and restaurants, taking a toll on worker productivity, and even impacting Internet usage. But, it’s also effecting your online security. Here’s what a few of our industry counterparts have been reporting –

How can you stay safe? The malware experts at Lavasoft have released tips for what to be on the lookout for, and how to prevent becoming the target or victim of an attack. Take a look at Lavasoft’s list of the top five online risks surrounding the World Cup.