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Covid-19: Cyber criminals will target vaccine programmes

December 2, 2020

Cyber criminal networks will be tooling up to target Covid-19 vaccination programmes within days, and both citizens and law enforcement agencies should be on high alert, global policing body Interpol has warned.

Interpol’s Orange Notice to its 194 member states comes as the UK becomes the first western country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine, paving the way for the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be administered to high-risk groups such as care home residents later in December.

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