FBI Officials Says Foreign Hackers Are Targeting COVID-19 Research

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials have said that foreign government hackers have broken into companies conducting research into treatments for COVID-19. The officials said reconnaissance activity and some intrusions were noticed in institutions that have publicly identified themselves as working on COVID-related research. The FBI also said that state-backed hackers had often targeted the biopharmaceutical industry, and the number of attacks has now increased due to the crisis.

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