FA to increase World Cup cybersecurity over hacking concerns


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  • Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

The English Football Association will increase cybersecurity for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after hacking attacks by a group suspected of links to a Russian spy agency, media reports said. 

The FA has written a letter to soccer's governing body FIFA expressing its concerns about sensitive information such as injuries, strategies and tactics being leaked before matches during the World Cup, British newspapers said. 

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