The Fifa World Cup 2014 event will bring a lot of happiness and challenges. Security professional have been warned about the possible cyber-attacks which might be initiated during the FIFA World Cup 2014 event in Brazil. The ‘Fifa World Cup 2014 cyber security guide’ will take a look at the possible challenges which companies might face during the FIFA World Cup 2014 event.
The world cup is getting a lot of attention as it is a massive event which will create a massive revenue for the sponsors, the players and the cybercriminals.
FIFA World Cup cybercriminals
The cybercriminals will use the FIFA World cup to infect unaware people with malicious applications. The hackers will install point-of-sales malware, and they will use remote administration tools to administer their infected victim devices. Various security companies have published a Fifa World Cup 2014 report which clearly states that hackers and cybercriminals will initiate cyber-attacks on unaware people during the Fifa World Cup 2014 event.
Sochi 2014 Olympic games
During the Sochi events in Russia, the US-cert provided a clear statement on what the people should be aware of. The US-cert published the report on their website. During the Sochi events, various hacktivists initiated cyber-attacks on the Sochi sponsors and affiliates. The hacktivists initiated DDoS attacks on Sochi affiliates and partners.
A couple of days ago the Anonymous Brazil Facebook page, received the ‘verified’ badge. The verified Anonymous Brazil Facebook page holds the latest information about the Anonymous hacktivist operations which will be initiated by the Anonymous hacktivists.
Last month, Anonymous hacktivists claimed that they will attack the FIFA Word Cup 2014 sponsors and affiliates. The attack will be performed on various possible ways. It is proven that the Anonymous hacktivists will initiate DDoS attacks on their targets. Other hackers will use the Anonymous attacks to perform heavy infiltrations which will come in the form of remote administration tools and specific designed malware.
It is not the first time that the FIFA World cup will be targeted by cybercriminals. Earlier, the FIFA world cup website got defaced.
How to stay safe during the FIFA world cup 2014
It is wise to be aware of the FIFA world cup cyber-attacks and schemes which might get launched during the FIFA world cup 2014 event. Take a look at the security tips which will help you to stay safe during the FIFA world cup 2014 event. The following collection of security questions can be used to discuss the security status of your company. Be aware of the various schemes which are luring unaware social media users. Use this checklist to control the security status of your social media account.