Chinese, Iranian Hacking May Be Hampering Search for Coronavirus Vaccine, Officials Say

WASHINGTON—Chinese and Iranian hackers are aggressively concentrating on American universities, pharmaceutical and other wellbeing-treatment companies…

WASHINGTON—Chinese and Iranian hackers are aggressively concentrating on American universities, pharmaceutical and other wellbeing-treatment companies in a way that could be hampering their endeavours to come across a vaccine to counter the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. officers stated.

Because at least Jan. 3, the two countries have waged cyberattacks from a array of American companies and institutions that are working to come across a vaccine for Covid-19, the illness triggered by the coronavirus, officers stated.