World Cup may have distracted malware hackers

This holiday season, together with the 2018 World Cup that took place in Russia, may have lulled hackers, cyber security researchers are claiming.

New research from Cofense says that the distribution of TrickBot saw a significant drop during the World Cup.

TrickBot is a banking malware known by constantly being updated and transformed. From April, up until June, it saw sustained and increasing attacks. However, as the end of July approached, TrickBot’s phishing lures became ‘incredibly simplistic’.

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Source: ITProPortal