Manchester United, the UK-based celebrity football club, has confirmed it has been subjected to a cyber attack. Emphasizing that the attack carried out was quite complex, the team explained some details about the attack. Cybersecurity experts have begun investigating the attack.
Manchester United facing cyber attack
We are seeing a lot of football clubs being subjected to cyber attacks recently. The primary purpose of this is to disrupt matches or create a result against the team. According to the club’s official statement, this “complex” cyber attack did not achieve its goal. The club said it relied on its sources for cybersecurity, adding that officials were interested in the matter.
The news that the match against West Bromwich Albion, which will be played today, will also not be negatively affected by this situation, delighted fans. One of the reasons why the cyber attack in question is quite complex is that Manchester United is not the only target.
All the services of the club, which has become one of the important icons of football, are now available. Although the attack was avoided, the statements repeat that the issue will be pursued. Among the information that comes is that the flow of services is normal, as well as that no user’s data has been leaked.