11/13/2020, 3:29 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Microsoft: Russian, N. Korean hackers targeting COVID research

Microsoft claimed on Friday that Russian and North Korean hacking groups are targeting seven entities involved in COVID-19 research.

According to the tech giant, the Russian group known as Fancy Bear and North Korean actors called Zinc and Cerium attempted to access COVID-19 vaccine research by companies and organizations from Canada, France, India, South Korea and the United States.

Microsoft added that at least one of these attempts was successful, but noted most didn't manage to achieve their goal of accessing the data.

Breaking the News / NP