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McAfee Warning: Be careful when looking for Ronaldo on the Web!

FY Teng | June 5, 2014
Security firm says that cybercriminals are most likely to use the Portuguese football player to lure visitors to Web pages designed to infect their machines with malware. Other players have also been named.

* "Don't "log in" or provide other information: If you receive a message, text or email or visit a third-party website that asks for your information-credit card, email, home address, Facebook login, or other information-for access to an exclusive story, don't give it out. Such requests are a common tactic for phishing that could lead to identity theft."

* "If you do decide to search for information on a major event or celebrity in the news, make sure your entire household's devices have protection."

* "Always use password protection on your phone and other mobile devices. If your phone is lost or stolen, anyone who picks up the device could publish your information online."

 

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