The USA and Other national security services Accusation to Russia of stealing information about the Covid-19 vaccine. Russian hackers try to steal Covid-19 vaccine information.
On Thursday, The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of Britain said that Russian-backed hackers were trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine and treatment research. The UK, the US, and Canada gave a correlated statement that the attacks were exected by the group called Cozy Bear as known as APT29 that is connected to the Russian intelligence services, although would not say which one. The NCSC said it’s “almost certain 95% sure that APT29 is part of the Russian Intelligence Services.”
The UK, CANADA security services warned Russian hackers or spies now to do such activity. They say Russia is trying to target the organization that is developing Covid-19 vaccines.
Russia disapprove and disown responsibility
Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for President Putin, said
“We do not have information about who may have hacked into pharmaceutical companies and research centers in Great Britain. We can say one thing – Russia has nothing at all to do with these attempts,”
Russia deny and disown responsiblity. They says they have nothing to do with this. Russia don’t have any information about this.But APT29 is part of the Russian Intelligence Service said NCSC.
International Group of national security services have warned Russia. the UK’s NCSC, the US National Security Agency (NSA), Cyber-security Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), etc.
Russia clearly deny the responsibility and says they don’t have information who may hack or tried to steal Covid-19 vaccine data
The group of hackers uses a variety of techniques including spear-phishing and malware which is generally known as “WellMess” and “WellMail”.
according to the NCSC. there have been More than 50 IP addresses linked to the attacks on the three countries, but no information has been provided, NCSC Director of Operations, Paul Chichester, said: “We condemn these despicable attacks against those doing vital work to combat the disease like COVID-19.