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Suspected North Korean Hackers Targeted Covid Vaccine Maker AstraZeneca
News18 | 27/11/2020 08:04 PM | Click to read full article
Suspected North Korean hackers have tried to break into the systems of British drugmaker AstraZeneca in recent weeks.
The hackers posed as recruiters on networking site LinkedIn and WhatsApp to approach AstraZeneca staff with fake job offers. They then sent documents purporting to be job descriptions that were laced with malicious code designed to gain access to a victim’s computer.