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EE mobile traffic surges during England World Cup action

7 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

England's dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Colombia last Tuesday was their first ever in a World Cup match and Eric Dier's successful spot kick led to scenes of delirium across the country as even the most cynical of supporters started to wonder whether football was indeed coming home. But the two-and-a-half emotional rollercoaster has also offered some insights into how people are watching the game. Television ratings have been huge, with ITV reporting peak figures of 24.4 million for Tuesday's match.
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The BBC has also enjoyed bumper ratings on iPlayer, with more...
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Malware infections drop during World Cup matches - Result!

Malware infections drop during World Cup matches - Result!

7 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

Even if you're not a soccer/football fan, it probably hasn't escaped your notice that there's a World Cup going on in Russia at the moment. We expect big sporting events to be exploited to launch phishing and malware campaigns but researchers at Enigma Software have spotted an interesting new phenomenon - malware infections actually drop on match days. EnigmaSoft looked at malware infections reported by its SpyHunter anti-malware software installed on customers' computers since the World Cup began last month. On average, malware infections dropped 19.88 percent in countries whose team was...
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