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Swedish sports group reports Russian hackers to police

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Published: 15.May.2018 17:32 hrs

Sweden’s sport association has reported Russian hacking group Fancy Bear to the police for accessing and publishing the results of doping tests.

The police report was made by Sweden’s National Sports Association, Riksidrottsförbundet, after the hackers allegedly gained access to the association's computer systems.

"This is an extremely serious crime, where the clear purpose was to discredit Sweden’s anti-doping system," the group's head, Stefan Bergh, told the Dagens Nyheter newspaper

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