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Soccer Security: Beware Malicious World Cup Sites

It truly might be the headbutt felt 'round the world: in the wake of Zinedine Zidane's World Cup final cranium-to-chest smash of Marco Materazzi, certain deceptive websites are taking advantage of popular interest to install malicious code on ... systems around the globe. Those soccer (or football) fans still desperate for news on the controversial play -- and there are many -- are being infected with a trojan horse downloader when they visit a fake (but official-looking) FIFA World Cup 2006 web site. Websense Security Labs, a group that monitors online threats such as this, have been warning ... (view more)

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