Illegal sports streams riddled with threats that even the smartest users might miss


Illegal sports streaming sites are riddled with malware (opens in new tab), some of which is capable of draining victims’ bank accounts, a new report from Opentext Security Solutions reveals.

Opentext recently analyzed 50 “popular” illegal streaming sites and discovered that “every single one” contained malicious content. Furthermore, four in ten did not have the necessary security certificates. To top it all off, users are also “bombarded” with explicit and extreme pop-up ads.