Manchester United have been hit by a cyber assault on their methods, however they don’t seem to be “presently conscious of any breach of non-public information related to our followers and prospects”.
A membership assertion learn: “Manchester United can affirm that the membership has skilled a cyber assault on our methods.
“The membership has taken swift motion to comprise the assault and is presently working with skilled advisers to analyze the incident and minimise the continued IT disruption.
“Though this can be a subtle operation by organised cyber criminals, the membership has intensive protocols and procedures in place for such an occasion and had rehearsed for this eventuality.
“Our cyber defences recognized the assault and shut down affected methods to comprise the injury and defend information.
“Membership media channels, together with our web site and app, are unaffected and we’re not presently conscious of any breach of non-public information related to our followers and prospects.
“We’re assured that every one essential methods required for matches to happen at Outdated Trafford stay safe and operational and that tomorrow’s recreation in opposition to West Bromwich Albion will go forward.”
A spokesman for United added: “These sort of assaults have gotten increasingly more widespread and are one thing you must rehearse for.”
United have knowledgeable the Info Commissioner’s Workplace, as required, and the membership say forensic tracing is being carried out in a bid to determine additional element concerning the assault.