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Hackers targeting COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, IBM warns

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What kind of self-destructive sicko would try to impede the release of a global vaccine that kicks covid into touch..

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CCP and PLA at their usual tactics.

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Everyone knows, who’s mainly behind such activities, or don’t you? It’s all part of their combined biohazard and economic warfare. Don’t tell me that there are only some keyboard nerds and crime syndicates are playing around. They make probably less of a percent of those attacks, if even capable to do.

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In the UK unmarked trucks are being used to transport the vaccine from Belgium to avoid hijackers.

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Don’t tell me that there are only some keyboard nerds and crime syndicates are playing around. 

That is not the only other possibility, cybercriminals of many kinds of backgrounds and resources frequently attack targets of opportunity, anything that is important enough to upset a lot of people when destroyed is also important enough to ransom for a lot of money.

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China, North Korea and Russia, the three biggest criminal countries of this age!!!

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North Korea and Commie China have hugely resourced, specialized, high-tech teams trying to disrupt the delivery of the Covid vaccine. The longer the world is crippled by the virus, the more powerful these two despots become.

They must not be allowed to succeed.

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Vaccine makers say, it not sure vaccinated people cannot still spread the virus and the vaccine has elevated anti bodies, after 3 month

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So, who would benefit the most by this?

China, NK and Russia.

Perhaps we can reduce that since CCP-China already has access to the information because their cryogenic company is involved. That leaves Russia and NK. NK wants the process to make the vaccine and Russia wants to disrupt any deliveries for any vaccine it doesn't make, so they can get the cash payment in non-Ruble currency.

Or it could be a high school hacking team from almost anywhere in the world planning to get some bitcoin as their "I saw the porn video you watched after hacking your PC" campaign runs down.

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So, who would benefit the most by this?

China, NK and Russia.

Could be criminals looking for a weak spot to exploit to install ransomware. In fact I think that may be the most likely suspect. Once vaccine deployment is underway a ransomware attack could be very profitable.

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What kind of self-destructive sicko would try to impede the release of a global vaccine that kicks covid into touch..

Take a step back from your predjeduces, and think logically who would benefit?

the amount of money to be made from this pandemic will make pharmaceutical companies and suppliers, and shareholders and related investors so rich, that the word “corporate espionage” should be strongly considered.

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