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FA to beef up cybersecurity if England qualify for Russia World Cup

The FA will strengthen its cybersecurity before the 2018 World Cup amid fears about Russian hackers Fancy Bears and concern that tactical and team selection information could be leaked before games. England are top of Group F and on course to qualify automatically for the tournament which begins on 14 June. The FA is still assessing training bases but wherever the squad stay all computer equipment belonging to players and support staff will sophisticated anti-hacking software installed.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian

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