Cyber criminals have attacked Manchester United’s systems, the English Premier League membership mentioned Friday.
The northwest English membership mentioned it was assured “vital systems” required for matches to be staged at Old Trafford are safe, guaranteeing the staff can host West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
“The membership has taken swift motion to comprise the attack and is presently working with skilled advisers to analyze the incident and reduce the continuing IT disruption,” United mentioned in a press release. “Although it is a subtle operation by organized cyber criminals, the membership has intensive protocols and procedures in place for such an occasion and had rehearsed for this eventuality.
“Our cyber defenses recognized the attack and shut down affected systems to comprise the harm and shield information.”
United mentioned it was not conscious of any breach of private information from supporters.
“These kind of assaults have gotten increasingly more frequent and are one thing it’s a must to rehearse for,” a spokesman for the membership advised the PA information company.
United is languishing in 14th within the Premier League desk and a effective begin to its Champions League marketing campaign took a knock with a 2-1 defeat to Istanbul Başakşehir.