Man United hit by cyber attack

Premiership club Manchester United confirmed that in the past hours they have experienced a cyber attack on their systems.

The club has taken swift actions to contain the attack and is currently working with expert advisers to investigate the incident and minimise the ongoing IT disruption.

“Although this is a sophisticated operation by organised cyber criminals, the club has extensive protocols and procedures in place for such an event and had rehearsed for this risk.

Our cyber defences identified the attack and shut down affected systems to contain the damage and protect data.”



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