ZScaler's 2 cents on live streaming

World Cup live stream channels that let fans watch 2018 final match online for free endanger football fans


“It’s become a lucrative business for malicious actors to host illegal streaming websites – and the World Cup is a perfect opportunity for them," Chris Hodson from the cybersecurity firm Zscaler, told The Independent.

“While sports fans prepare to stream their favourite teams’ games, the increased interest in the tournament will also attract the attention of cyber criminals who’ve produced a variety of ways to trick fans into downloading malicious code and unwittingly giving up account credentials.”

These account credentials, Mr Hodson warned, are often used over multiple sites, meaning cyber criminals could gain access to individual’s email accounts and bank accounts.


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