Earlier today, Manchester United issued a statement that they were the victim of a sophisticated cyber-attack. A statement issued by the club read: “Manchester United can confirm that the club has experienced a cyber attack on its systems.”
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“Our cyber defenses identified the attack and shut down affected systems to contain the damage and protect data.”
Adding, “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.”
“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.”
The club has mentioned that they took swift actions to contain the attack and is currently working with expert advisers to investigate the incident and minimize the ongoing IT disruption.