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Hackers accessed vaccine documents in cyber-attack on EMA

Papers relating to Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine reportedly targeted in attack on European Medicines Agency German biotech firm BioNTech said on Wednesday that documents relating to the Covid-19 vaccine it has developed with Pfizer were “unlawfully accessed” after a cyber-attack on Europe’s medicines regulator.Earlier, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) – which is responsible for assessing and approving vaccines for the European Union – said it had been targeted in a cyber-attack. It gave no further details.
Source: http://news.sky.com/story/european-medicines-agency-says-it-has-been-targeted-by-cyber-attack-12156168

The European Medicines Agency (EMA), which is the EU's lead authority for evaluating products such as COVID-19 vaccines, says it has been targeted by a cyber attack.
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/09/hackers-accessed-vaccine-documents-in-cyber-attack-on-ema

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