Scientists and doctors from all over the world are working on the corona vaccine, but in the meantime, they are also facing a cyber attack. A report came a few days ago claiming that China could cyber attack on US doctors, scientists, and health institutions working on the Corona vaccine.
At the same time, a new report has claimed that Russian hackers are attacking researchers from the US, UK, and Canada working on the Corona vaccine. Canadian security officials say a Russian hacker group is attacking researchers working on the Corona vaccine. The name of this group is APT29. The group is also known as the Dukes and Cozy Bear.
The UK National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has also issued an advisory regarding this hacking. This advisory provides detailed information about this Russian hacking group. APT29 group is carrying out this attack under a campaign.
These hackers are attacking to steal information related to the corona vaccine. Cozy Bear links to two hacking groups in Russia. The name of the group came to light in the 2016 US elections.