As the FIFA World Cup moving towards its business end, many cases of Cyberattacks have occurred. In relation to which McAfee, the leading device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, warns the fans to be careful of malicious applications and phishing emails created specifically to target soccer supporters. Fans around the world have turned to their devices to stream games and stay informed about all the updates from the FIFA World Cup. For streaming and information purposes many fans have installed the “Golden Cup”, not knowing that cybercriminals have also used the app to install spyware on devices of unsuspecting fans.
Although such apps have now been removed from the Google Play store. The cybercriminals are targeting mainly on the major sporting events; thus, McAfee has warned the fans to be cautious and not install any suspicious apps in future.