Covid-19 roundup: Russia hackers target US, UK vaccine and drug researchers; Fauci fires back at White House campaign to undermine him
Russia has tried to steal Covid-19 vaccine and therapeutics research from pharmaceutical and academic institutions in the US, UK and Canada, Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre said Thursday.
The NCSC said that hacking attempts came from a group known as APT129, also known as “Cozy Bear,” that “almost certainly operate as part of Russian intelligence services.” The Canadian Communication Security Establishment, US Department for Homeland Security, the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency, and the National Security Agency shared the assessment, the NCSC said.
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