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Zscaler finds an astonishing 80% of ‘Olympic’ sites to be scams or spam!

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According to Zscaler, 80% of “Olympics” web sites are nothing but scams and spam.

Zscaler, a cloud security company, posted the results of a research about “Olympic” domains.

It turns out, that a whopping 80% of the domains that contained the string “Olympics” were related to scams and spam.

The company goes on to classify these domains and web sites into three main categories:

  • Typo squatting Olympic domains
  • TV on PC Olympic scam domains
  • Made for AdSense web sites

Zscaler analyzes the categories further and posts several examples of those fake web sites that attempt to capitalize on the increased interest in the Olympic Games. Better be careful out there!

Full article here.


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