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World Rugby Database Victim Of Cyber Attack


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World Rugby has suspended one of its websites after the governing body was the target of a cyber attack.

Hackers were able to obtain personal data from thousands of subscribers after a security breach on May 3rd.

The Sunday Telegraph report that hackers secured access to first names, email addresses and encrypted passwords of thousands of users, including players, coaches and parents worldwide.

It is not yet clear if it was a random attack to steal data, or if World Rugby was deliberately targeted.


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