IBM Raises Alert for COVID-19 Cold Chain Security
December 3, 2020
With Pfizerand Moderna announcing promising results from their COVID-19 vaccine trials, countries face a new challenge when it comes to widespread distribution of these effective vaccines: the cold chain. These vaccines require a cold chain, meaning a temperature-controlled supply chain that maintains the desired temperature range throughout distribution. New research from IBM Security X-Force reveals that the cold chain is being targeted in a precision phishing campaign. IBM Security X-Force published threat research disclosing the discovery of a highly-targeted operation against the COVID-19 vaccine cold chain supporting the Gavi Alliance and UNICEF's efforts to safely transport a vaccine to underdeveloped regions.
Some of the elements detailed in IBM's research include: IBM is putting out this research to alert the broader COVID-19 supply chain.
Feb 09, 2021 at 01:32