Fancy Bears hackers linked to foiled cyber attack on UK Anti-Doping Agency

Sean Ingle reports:

The UK Anti-Doping Agency has foiled an attempted cyber attack that tried to access confidential medical and drug‑testing data, the Guardian can reveal.

The attack, which took place over the weekend, required Ukad’s servers to be rebooted Monday. But its experts are now confident that no data was lost or compromised.

Although the culprits have yet to been identified, some sources are pointing the finger at the Russian cyber-team Fancy Bears, who have hacked the World Anti‑Doping Agency’s athlete management database and the US Anti-Doping Agency.

Read more on The Guardian.

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