N.Korea made attempts to steal COVID-19 vaccine technology from Pfizer -Yonhap citing NIS

Vials labelled "COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" and a syringe are seen in front of the Pfizer logo in this illustration taken February 9, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

SEOUL, Feb 16 (Reuters) - North Korea has made attempts to steal COVID-19 vaccine technology by hacking Pfizer Inc (PFE.N), South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday citing the National Intelligence Service.

Reporting by Sangmi Cha; Editing by Alex Richardson

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