Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine research alleged target of Chinese hackers

The news comes a week after The New York Times reported that the Justice Department prosecuted two Chinese nationals, accusing them of plotting to steal copyright from U.S. business..
Russia likewise has actually been accused of attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine info in the U.S., Britain and Canada.

A confidential U.S. security official informed Reuters that the hackers targeted Cambridge, Mass.-based Moderna, however didnt supply more details. The FBI and HHS have actually decreased to discuss the matter, Endpoints News reported..

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Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Hackers from China supposedly tried to take a few of Modernas COVID-19 vaccine information, according to Endpoints News..

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A U.S. Justice Department indictment declares the hackers “performed reconnaissance on the computer network of a Massachusetts biotech company publicly known to be investigating a possible COVID-19 vaccine.”.

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