State-Backed Russian, North Korean Hackers Targeting Covid-19 Vaccine Research, Microsoft Alleges The company is urging world leaders to target actors facilitated by nation-states. North Korean, Russian hackers target COVID-19 researchers: MicrosoftHackers working for the Russian and North Korean governments have targeted more than half a dozen organizations involved in COVID-19 treatment and vaccine research around the globe, Microsoft said on Friday. Foreign hackers are targeting COVID-19 vaccine makers, Microsoft warnsRussian and North Korean hackers have tried to attack pharmaceutical firms that are racing to develop coronavirus vaccines, Microsoft said Friday. The tech giant said it has detected cyberattacks i… Microsoft says hackers from Russia and North Korea attacked COVID-19 vaccine makersThe attacks were aimed at seven leading pharma companies and researchers Hackers sponsored by Russia and North Korea are targeting COVID-19 researchersThree nation-state sponsored groups are targeting organizations throughout the world. Hillicon Valley: Microsoft warns Russian, North Korean hackers targeting groups researching COVID-19 vaccines | Parler's post-election popularity sparks misinformation concerns | Administration grants 15-day extension on TikTok divestiture deadlineWelcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Russian and North Korean hackers attempting to steal valuable vaccine data, says MicrosoftUS government previously warned Chinese hackers were attempting to steal vaccine information Canada names China, Russia as main cyber-crime threats; sees risk to power supplyCanada on Wednesday identified state-sponsored programs in China, Russia, Iran and North Korea as major cyber crime threats for the first time, and said it feared foreign actors could try to disrupt power supplies.