Microsoft said Russian and North Korean hackers have tried to steal valuable data from Covid-19 vaccine researchers. Photo: AP Microsoft said Russian and North Korean hackers have tried to steal valuable data from Covid-19 vaccine researchers. Photo: AP
Microsoft said Russian and North Korean hackers have tried to steal valuable data from Covid-19 vaccine researchers. Photo: AP

North Korean, Russian hackers target Covid-19 vaccine researchers in US, India

  • Microsoft said state-backed hackers have targeted more than half a dozen organisations involved in Covid-19 treatment and vaccine research around the globe
  • The allegations of cyber espionage come as world powers are jockeying behind the scenes in the race to produce a vaccine for the virus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Microsoft said Russian and North Korean hackers have tried to steal valuable data from Covid-19 vaccine researchers. Photo: AP Microsoft said Russian and North Korean hackers have tried to steal valuable data from Covid-19 vaccine researchers. Photo: AP
Microsoft said Russian and North Korean hackers have tried to steal valuable data from Covid-19 vaccine researchers. Photo: AP
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