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The Underground Market For Vaccines

The Underground Market For Vaccines

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The first doses of coronavirus vaccines have been shipped and administered around the world. This development is a welcome sign of relief at the end of a long and difficult year.

But almost simultaneously as vaccine distribution began, a warning was put out — not by health agencies or policy makers, but by The International Criminal Police Organization, INTERPOL.

They told the world to be on the lookout for counterfeit vaccines and medical supplies.

Chad Anderson is a senior security researcher with DomainTools, a cyber security firm with the goal of democratizing, "threat intelligence and give every security analyst investigative superpowers."

Chad takes us into the world where these counterfeit vaccines are sold: the dark web.

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