Hackers target Gilead in latest attack on Bay Area biotech, report says

Gilead Sciences Inc. employees were targeted over the past month by hackers, according to a report by Reuters. The news agency said the attacks, which representatives of three cybersecurity firms indicated had originated from Iran, preceded this week's warning by British and U.S. officials that state-backed hackers are attacking pharmaceutical companies and research institutions working on treatments for Covid-19. Gilead's Covid-19 drug remdesivir was awarded emergency use authorization last week…

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