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Microsoft says Russian, North Korean hackers targeting Covid-19 vaccine makers

Microsoft says Russian, North Korean hackers targeting Covid-19 vaccine makers

Microsoft said its security researchers have found that Russian and North Korean hackers have started cyberattack campaigns against pharmaceutical companies and Covid-19 vaccine researchers around the world. Microsoft didn’t disclose which vaccine researchers had been targeted but noted that they included research organizations running vaccine trials and one that has developed a Covid-19 test.

Aaron 2 months

Of course! Communist in dictatorships don't have a good field for independent study. When will the left understand less government stronger civilian.

Idiot Prole
Idiot Prole 2 months

And? You use the tools you have. NK hasn't got the huge pharmaceutical industry, but it does have hackers. The beauty of hacking is you really don't need much tech to still pwn a large company. You do need skill and determination. It's a great equaliser in many respects.

John W
John W 2 months

Did this involve peeing ho@kers? I have my doubts on russian hacker claims.

Mega Ded
Mega Ded 2 months

What is the intention of the hack? Simply stealing vaccine data or something more sinister such as tampering?

C 2 months

Of course they are, they are not free countries!! Only free western countries develop all our technologies including medicine. Anything to restrain these countries from succeeding is their goal

Jerry 2 months

It is funny how foreign entities always make cutesy names to American's for their nefarious activities. And wouldn't you think N.Korean and Russian hackers would make their hacks look like American college kids or something?

Adaly 2 months

I hope those companies are runnying good security protocols

Tom 2 months

Good they're doing something good for a change stopping the poison at its source

CNews 2 months

Fake information . The targets are not interesting for these countries

Jerry Mandering
Jerry Mandering 2 months

And I thought NK didn’t have any Covid-19 cases 🤔. Don’t tell me they are lying too?!

Jaye Muller
Jaye Muller 2 months

This story sounds completely made up.

170K 2 months

So they say stuff but how do you become one of them so you can say what they said

Indo 2 months

And the MS saga continues. Always the Swiss cheese. Rats infesting its holes.

Tachyon 2 months

Of course now we should only trust vaccines recommended by Bill Gates right? 🙄

Kalki 2 months

Covid was designed to put Biden in the white House

Barny Fraggles
Barny Fraggles 2 months

I guess that means the Russian one is shit

Dave 2 months

Gotta smash those blue bottles. The world is at 90% cure and we haven't got Madagascar yet!

idk007 2 months

I see people here wonder why NK would be interested in it and I think a reason might be that if you produce and sell it, that’s worth a lot especially if the vaccine is in high demand and not as readily available

ben 2 months

what goes around, comes around...

Sal 2 months

A more interesting question is, "why is this research not being shared freely and openly?" Globalisation when it suits them, and everyone for themselves the rest of time. Western CEO's should b on trial for amorality.

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