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World Cup 2014 Attack Targets

The World Cup starts today, and Akamai security researchers are on the lookout for website attacks designed to exploit the event. We've already seen public threats from Anonymous.

This poster, found on a couple different sites, lists the targets:

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For those who have trouble seeing it all, the targets include:

  • Adidas
  • Budweiser
  • Castrol
  • Coca Cola
  • Continental
  • Emirates
  • Fifa.com
  • Football for Hope
  • Garoto
  • Hyundai
  • Itau
  • Johnson Johnson
  • Liberty
  • McDonald's
  • Moy Park
  • Sony
  • Visa
  • Waseup
  • Yingli
Websites belonging to the Brazilian government are also at risk.

We'll continue to monitor the situation and update you accordingly.