Angling Direct websites closed amid cyber security ‘incident’

Angling Direct website

Specialist retailer Angling Direct’s websites have been hit by a “cyber security incident”.

Angling Direct detected ”unauthorised activity on its network late on Friday” and said: ”This unauthorised activity shut down the company’s websites and these remain inactive.” Some of Angling Direct’s social media accounts have also been compromised.

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