Threat groups are looking to steal Covid-19 research, NCSC and CISA warn

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The organisations being targeted include healthcare bodies, medical research institutions, pharmaceutical firms and others

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have urged healthcare organisations to strengthen their cyber security measures to...

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