Chinese, Russian hackers eye on Indian coronavirus vaccine firms

New Delhi: Intelligence firm reports said Chinese and Russian hackers are targeting Indian pharmaceutical companies manufacturing cornonavirus vaccines.

Reports said the hackers are targeting India’s Serum Institute of India, Bharat Biotech, Patanjali and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

It further said 15 active hacking campaigns have currently started working and trying hard to lay hands of on detailed information of patients. They are also after research data of COVID-19 vaccine research data, clinical trial and supply chain information.

Media reports also said that besides India, twelve other countries such as Japan, US, UK, Australia, Spain, Italy and Germany are on hackers’ radar.