Now Chinese Hackers Are Trying to Steal Coronavirus Research
What's the worst country in the world up to now?
After China lied and covered up the outbreak, while cornering the market on PPE and other supplies, that it then resold at huge profits to the countries it victimized with the Wuhan Virus, it just can't stop being evil. Next up is stealing coronavirus research.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and cybersecurity experts believe Chinese hackers are trying to steal research on developing a vaccine against coronavirus, two newspapers reported on Monday.
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are planning to release a warning about the Chinese hacking as governments and private firms race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, the Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported.
The hackers are also targeting information and intellectual property on treatments and testing for COVID-19.
US officials alleged that the hackers are linked to the Chinese government, the reports say.
No other kind of hackers would be allowed to operate in China without becoming organ bank fodder.
What's the PRC up to?
A number of drug makers, research labs and government health bodies have announced efforts to seek a vaccine or treatment for COVID-19. That's made them a target, FBI Deputy Assistant Director Tonya Ugoretz said recently.
"We certainly have seen reconnaissance activity, and some intrusions, into some of those institutions," she said. "It kind of makes them a mark for other nation-states that are interested in gleaning details about what exactly they're doing and maybe even stealing proprietary information."
Sure, the PRC might want to cash in by stealing research, but this information would also provide it with valuable knowledge about how effective the Wuhan Virus has been. And if it was in any way weaponized or part of a bioweapons research program, this would enable the Communists to gauge its effectiveness and plan for the future.