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Criminals fiddled stolen Covid-19 vaccine data to damage trust

January 19, 2021

Cyber criminals who stole data on Covid-19 vaccines from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in December 2020 manipulated and altered the data before releasing it to the public in a manner clearly intended to damage public confidence in the safety of vaccines and the vaccination process.

The cyber attack saw data relating to Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine compromised, and it is some this information that has been fiddled with, investigators have found.

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