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    Cyberattack: EMA says leaked documents ‘manipulated’

    Documents related to COVID-19 vaccines that were unlawfully accessed in a cyberattack against the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and subsequently leaked online were intentionally manipulated, the agency said on Friday.   EMA first disclosed the hack in December and said at the time it had launched a full investigation in cooperation with law enforcement and other authorities. Since then, vaccine frontrunners Pfizer and BioNTech and Moderna have released statements ack...
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    Merck: Cyberattack Caused $135M in Lost Sales

    In its third quarter earnings report, US pharmaceutical company Merck said that manufacturing disruptions tied to a cyberattack last June led to $135 million in lost sales and caused the company to borrow from a US Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) strategic stockpile to meet demand for one of its vaccines. On 27 June, a cyberattack involving ransomware known as "Petya" or "NotPetya" infected government and business computer systems in Ukraine before spreading to other...