A foreign state try using cyber attacks to steal the results of studies of the coronavirus associated including the development of a vaccine, which carry out medical institutions and universities in the UK. As announced on 3 may, the newspaper The Guardian, reported the representative of the National cybersecurity center (NCSC) of the United Kingdom.
According to the representative of NCSC, the total number of cyber attacks, which are fixed by specialists, remained at the same level, however, the share of targeted break-ins of research institutions has grown.
In NCSC stressed that “any attack on efforts to combat the coronavirus is reprehensible.”
However, the center did not say which countries are involved in the break-ins. Experts believe that speech can go about Russia, Iran or China.
Three weeks earlier about the increase in the number of cyber attacks on companiesthat are engaged in the studies of coronavirus infection, said the Federal Bureau of investigation of the United States. The FBI also did not name the countries, which, presumably, are behind these attacks.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. As of may 4, in the world of coronavirus infected 3.55 million people died of 249 thousand, recovered about 1.14 million, informs the Johns Hopkins University.