North Korea reportedly tried to hack Pfizer to steal COVID-19 vaccine techFebruary 16, 2021
“There were attempts to steal COVID vaccine and treatment technology during cyber attacks and Pfizer was hacked,” said Ha Tae-keung, a member of South Korea’s parliamentary intelligence committee, according to Reuters. It’s unclear when the hack occurred or whether it was successful.
Pfizer didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
In December, The Wall Street Journal reported that North Korean hackers had targeted at least six pharmaceutical companies in the US, UK and South Korea that have been working on vaccines.
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