Targeting of Pfizer vaccine data
Date of report
  • February 2021
  • North Korean government
South Korean lawmaker Ha Tae-keung told reporters that North Korean hackers attempted to steal COVID-19 vaccine data from U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer. It is unclear whether the alleged operation was successful.
Suspected victims
  • Pfizer
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector