No­var­tis is lat­est vic­tim of cy­ber­at­tack, but claims no con­fi­den­tial da­ta com­pro­mised — re­port

Just a few months ago, cy­ber­se­cu­ri­ty ex­perts told End­points News that the bio­phar­ma in­dus­try is large­ly un­pre­pared for cy­ber­at­tacks. No­var­tis is the lat­est com­pa­ny to fall vic­tim.

Spe­cial­ized IT web­site Bleep­ing Com­put­er re­port­ed that No­var­tis got hacked late last week, af­ter hack­ing group In­dus­tri­al Spy of­fered up da­ta on its “ex­tor­tion mar­ket­place” that was ap­par­ent­ly stolen from No­var­tis labs.

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