The football lovers all know that next Friday, June 11, the 2010 FIFA World Cup is starting in South Africa. The problem is that the criminals also know that, and of course they’ve decided to take advantage of that. We have just seen a new BlackHat SEO attack, so when using Google search engine to find out some information about the World Cup, you will find some malicious results that will infect you with the infamous rogueware known as MySecurityEngine.  These are some of those malicious results:


These are the targeted search terms so far:

  • World Cup Brackets 2010 Printable
  • World Cup Brackets 2010 Fifa
  • Worldcup
  • Espn World Cup Schedule
  • World Cup Schedule 2010
  • World Cup Bracket 2010
  • Seleccion Chilena de Futbol
  • Watch T20 World Cup Live

Last weekend we saw a similar attack, but targeting the Roland Garros final match, these were the terms:

  • Nadal Vs Soderling Capitala
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Nadal Vs Soderling Live
  • French Open Final 2010
  • French Open Live Stream
  • Us Open Tennis 2010 Dates
  • Us Open Tennis 2010 Tickets

And this is not the end, as they are using other events, such as the NBA final, the new iPhone 4, etc. To see a list with the different targeted terms click here.