Major sporting or world events offer opportunities for bad guys to create attacks that may entice folks to click on a malicious link or object, or to divulge highly personal information.

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Beware of Super Bowl spam that may come to your email inbox this weekend. The big game is Sunday and the spam and phishing emails are pouring in complete with helpful links – back-ended by malware and/or credential harvesting of course. It’s worth a reminder friends and family if they see any emails about the Super Bowl that appears to be too good to be true to simply delete it. Be safe!