Hackers leak 26 athletes data from 10 countries and 12 sports

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New hacking group named “Fancy Bear” has leaked data concerning 26 athletes from 10 countries and 12 sports on their website, the data was illegal stolen from a Rio 2016 Olympic Game accounts of World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS).

The athletes are from the sports of Field Hockey, Handball, Cycling, Soccer, Golf, Fencing, Rowing, Swimming, Tennis, Gymnastics and Archery.

The 26 athletes are from the country of:

  • Argentina – 2
  • Belgium – 1
  • Burundi – 1
  • Canada – 4
  • Denmark – 2
  • France – 2
  • United Kingdom – 8
  • Hungary – 1
  • Spain – 1
  • United States – 4

 

WADA confirms the data leak and taking this situation concerning athlete privacy very seriously. Currently WADA are consulting with cyber security experts to ensure that no more information is leak from ADAMS.

Hackers gained access to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games account through phishing of ADAMS users. If you find any suspicious activity in relation to ADAMS such as phishing emails, please contact at [email protected] or call to the no +1-514-904-8800.

Source: Wada-ama.org

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