The much-anticipated 2012 London Olympics is set to kick off this Friday.
As the event draws nearer, we expect to see online attacks riding on different Olympics-related activities. Sure enough, we saw this interesting Facebook wall post regarding the said event:
Additionally, we also saw a lot of newly created domains related to this event that included keywords like “2012 london summer games,” “2012 olympic ticket,” “britain olympics 2012,” “olympic 2012 ticket” and other variations thereof.
We already blocks all malicious URLs involved via the Web Reputation Service; therefore Trend Micro customers are now protected via Trend Micro Smart Protection Network.
For complete information on the latest Olympic-themed threats-including quizzes and safety guides, you can visit Race to Security, the Trend Micro security guide to major sporting events such as the Olympics, by clicking the banner below:
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