European Medicines Agency

U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and the company’s German partner BioNTech said documents related to development of their Covid-19 vaccine were “unlawfully accessed” in a cyberattack on Europe’s medicines regulator.


Chinese government-linked hackers targeted U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer Moderna Inc. in a bid to steal data, according to a U.S. security official tracking Chinese hacking.

Hackers backed by the Russian state are trying to steal Covid-19 vaccine and treatment research from academic and pharmaceutical institutions around the world, Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said.