Illegal sports streams packed with threats that even the smartest users could miss

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

Opentext recently analyzed 50 “popular” illegal streaming sites and found that “each” contained malicious content. In addition, four in ten did not have the necessary security certificates. To top it off, users are also “bombed” with explicit and extreme pop-up ads.