COVID-19 Researchers Targeted by Russian State-Sponsored Hackers

According to an advisory issued by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and counterparts in Canada and America, Russian state-sponsored hackers, APT29 or Cozy Bear, have been attacking organisations working towards a coronavirus vaccine. The campaign has been targeting government agencies, diplomatic bodies, healthcare organisations, thinktanks and the energy sector looking to steal intellectual property.

Source: Computer Weekly