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N Korean, Russian hackers targeted vaccine makers in India, US: Microsoft

Microsoft has revealed that hackers backed by Russia and North Korea have targeted pharmaceutical companies involved in the COVID-19 vaccine development efforts.The technology giant said Friday that the attacks targeted seven companies in the U.S., Canada, France, India and South Korea. But while it blocked the “majority” of the attacks, Microsoft acknowledged that some were successful.Microsoft said it had notified the affected companies, but declined to name them. “We think these attacks are unconscionable and should be condemned by all civilized society,” said Tom Burt, Microsoft’s customer security and trust chief, in a blog post.

News source ~ Tech Crunch