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Pfizer detected a possible insider among its employees

11/24/2021

The pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, has reported one of its employees for allegedly stealing confidential documents, some of them related to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Chun Xiao Li, the alleged defendant, uploaded more than 12,000 files to personal Google Drive accounts without permission. This was detected through Pfizer's monitoring of employee activity. So far, Li denies that he did so for malicious purposes.