European Medicines Agency claims victim of cyberattack (updated)

SudOuest.fr and AFP report (translation:)

The European Medicines Agency (EMA), which is currently deliberating on the issuance of authorizations for several vaccines against Covid-19, declared itself the victim of a cyberattack on Wednesday.

The Amsterdam-based agency said the incident was under investigation, without specifying when the attack took place. “The MEA was the object of a cyber attack. The agency quickly opened a full investigation, in close cooperation with the police,” the European agency said in a brief statement.

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Update of Dec. 10 from Bloomberg Law:

Pfizer Inc. said some documents it had submitted to Europe’s top drug regulator regarding its Covid-19 vaccine had been accessed in a cyber-attack on the agency.

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