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Chinese company secured COVID test contract despite previous NHS data hack attempts

It was revealed in a Westminster Hall debate this week that BGI Group, a Chinese firm, was handed a COVID-19 test contract despite ministers knowing the company had tried to hack the NHS multiple times. George Freeman, a Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation, admitted the BGI group has made weekly attempts to hack into Genomics England in…
Natalie Creaney
March 10, 2023