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Reuters exclusively reports Iran-linked hackers recently targeted coronavirus drugmaker Gilead

Reuters exclusively reports Iran-linked hackers recently targeted coronavirus drugmaker Gilead

Reuters exclusively reported that hackers linked to Iran have targeted staff at U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc in recent weeks, as the company races to deploy a treatment for the COVID-19 virus. In one case, a fake email login page designed to steal passwords was sent in April to a top Gilead executive involved in legal and corporate affairs. The hacking attempts show how cyber spies around the world are focusing their intelligence-gathering efforts on information about the novel coronavirus.