North Korean hackers tries to to steal Pfizer Covid vaccine


North Korean hackers tries to steal the covid vaccine which is now the most needed thing the whole world. South Korea’s intelligence agency have given a statement that the hackers from the country made an attempt to information about the vaccine.

They tried to hack the process and how to use the vaccine by hacking. Digital espionage targeting health bodies, vaccine scientists and drug makers has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic as state-backed hacking groups scramble to secure the latest research and information about the outbreak.

North Korean hackers

Ha Tae-Keung who is an pposition member of the parliamentary intelligence panel gave an statement saying that the the pharmaceutical giant was among those hacked in the bid to steal information on vaccines and treatments.

But that Ha did not said anything about the attempts of the North Korean hackers. But sources says that the hackers could not complete their work. So they did not get any information about the vaccine.

North Korean hackers

Tuesday’s news comes after attempts last year by suspected North Korean hackers to break into the systems of at least nine healthcare firms, such as Johnson & Johnson, Novavax Inc, and AstraZeneca.

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