Reuters exclusively reported that hackers linked to Iran have targeted staff at U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc in recent weeks, as the company races to deploy a treatment for the COVID-19 virus. In one case, a fake email login page designed to steal passwords was sent in April to a top Gilead executive involved in legal and corporate affairs. The hacking attempts show how cyber spies around the world are focusing their intelligence-gathering efforts on information about the novel coronavirus.
Reuters exclusively reports Iran-linked hackers recently targeted coronavirus drugmaker Gilead
08 May 2020, 12:00 am 1 minute
Type: Reuters Best
Regions: Europe / Middle East / Africa
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop