UK Anti-Doping (Ukad) has reliable it was a aim of a cyber conflict over a weekend.
Ukad binds drug exam sum and medical annals of thousands of athletes, including Premier League footballers and Olympians.
It pronounced no systems were compromised and no information was lost, adding: “We are confident we have suitable levels of cyber confidence in place”.
Ukad has not pronounced if it knows who was behind a attack.
“We took a required stairs to examine and solve a situation,” a matter from a physique said. “No core activity, including a contrast programme, has been impacted.”
No-one has nonetheless claimed responsibility.
Russian-based hacking organisation Fancy Bears has formerly stolen athletes’ medical information from a World Anti-Doping Agency.
It began releasing athletes’ information in 2016 and focused mostly on fixing those who had sought Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs), that concede athletes to take criminialized substances for accurate medical needs.