Hackers targeting supply chain that keeps coronavirus vaccines cold, experts warn

It’s the latest in a series of cybersecurity reports that point to foreign governments hackers trying to break into groups working to rush out a vaccine.

Hackers backed by foreign governments are targeting companies involved in the shipping and storing the coronavirus vaccine at a low enough temperature to keep it from spoiling, IBM said in research released Thursday.

The announcement is the latest in a series of cybersecurity research reports that point to foreign governments employing hackers to break into the networks of groups working to rush out a vaccine, and comes as the U.S. prepares to ship refrigerated boxes of vaccines across the country this month.

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