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Website Hacks Dropped During World Cup Final
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User Rank: Ninja
7/23/2014 | 10:29:14 AM
Re: World cup final every day
I definitely think your statement regarding the non-world cup average being lower than the other rounds is a valid argument. However, I think how drastically low the drop was during the final does support that that game most likely had something to do with the change.
User Rank: Ninja
7/22/2014 | 1:48:16 PM
Re: More world cups>
They may really be watching that, it may even be less attacks during that time :- )).
User Rank: Ninja
7/22/2014 | 1:45:55 PM
Re: World Cup
That goes in line with the young makes stereotyping of hackers. Just saying it.
User Rank: Ninja
7/22/2014 | 1:42:04 PM
World cup final every day

Hackers like world cup finals then. If we play world cup finals every day would our lives be better then? It is also surprising all other games are above non-world cup average. I would say the data does not really make that much sense, hope there is now flow in the statistics.
Robert McDougal
Robert McDougal,
User Rank: Ninja
7/22/2014 | 10:06:21 AM
Re: What about the Olympics?
I was wondering the same thing.  <sarcasm>I guess the hacker job application form looks something like this: reverse enginering, shell coding, Soccer fan....</sarcasm>
Sara Peters
Sara Peters,
User Rank: Author
7/21/2014 | 10:22:50 AM
Re: More world cups>
@Kelly  ooOOOoo. That's awesome! Jealous.
Sara Peters
Sara Peters,
User Rank: Author
7/21/2014 | 10:20:11 AM
Re: What about the Olympics?
@Marilyn  Well there's definitely been plenty of research about malicious activity during the Super Bowl, and as I recall it's rather high -- but that's because it's only interesting to Americans. 
Marilyn Cohodas
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
7/18/2014 | 3:17:12 PM
What about the Olympics?
Hmmm. Is soccer the sport of choice for hackers or has anyone done research on website hacks for other events like the Olympics? 
User Rank: Ninja
7/18/2014 | 11:18:23 AM
World Cup
There's something about as final, when you know you're watching the best of the best that gets people excited. I'm no big football fan but I watched a few minutes of the final. Perhaps hackers are the same. 
Kelly Jackson Higgins
Kelly Jackson Higgins,
User Rank: Strategist
7/18/2014 | 9:56:10 AM
Re: More world cups>
=) No, but several of us (her former 'mates) are planning to attend a match or two next year. 
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