FIFA readies for data breach reveal

Football’s governing body FIFA is bracing for the release on Friday by a group of European media outlets of a report containing the details of a data breach the sports organization suffered in March 2018.

FIFA has admitted that it suffered the data breach, its second in two years, but has so far declined to publicize what was exposed. Group officials did say a phishing attack was behind the hackers gaining the ability to pry into FIFA’s computer system.

European Investigations Collaboration is expected to reveal the news on November 2, according to published reports.

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