The National Intelligence Service (LDC) of the Republic of Korea said that hackers from the DPRK were trying to obtain technology for making vaccines against the coronavirus, Yonhap reported.
Also, North Korean hackers were suspected of a cyber attack on BioNTech and Pfizer.
The American media also wrote about attempts to hack pharmaceutical companies by hackers from the DPRK.
Earlier, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab expressed confidence in the involvement of the Russian special services in an attempt to steal the development of a vaccine against coronavirus in Britain, Canada and the United States. The Russian side has denied all charges.