Global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has released a list of the top five scams related to the ongoing FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.The World Cup gets the attention of millions of football fans from all over the world.
Taking advantage of this critical period of time, scammers use different techniques to monetize soccer fans’ interest. In a recent blog post, Kaspersky shared the top five scams capitalizing on the World Cup Qatar 2022 after its experts analyzed World Cup-related phishing websites from around the globe designed to steal users’ identifying and banking data.
In the first place, since the match tickets for this year’s event are only available digitally, scammers have increasingly capitalized on creating fraudulent websites to offer fake tickets."Kaspersky experts discovered numerous phishing pages purporting to sell tickets for FIFA matches.
Needless to say, users of these sites will lose personal data, banking details, and money," the report said. The second most prevalent form of scam is fake gifts.Read more on cryptonews.com