Manchester United hit by cyber attack ahead of their clash with West Brom
On Friday, Manchester United confirmed that the club has been hit by a cyber attack.
United released a statement stating has been attacked by high-end Cyber Criminals. Albeit the there’s disruption. The fixtures against West Brom, on Saturday, would go as per schedule.
As per statements released by the Club stated:
“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 cybercriminals, 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.
“Club media channels, including our website and mobile app, are unaffected and we are not currently aware of any breach of personal data associated with our fans or customers.
“All critical systems required for matches to take place at Old Trafford remain secure and operational and tomorrow’s game against West Bromwich Albion will go ahead.”
Manchester United are currently at 14th position in the points table. United will try to earn three crucial points against WBA, which is placed 18th in the league.