Tibetan activists

Rogue Twitter Account Used in Targeted Attacks Against Free Tibet Supporters

Attackers targeting Tibetan freedom supporters aren’t holding back when it comes to using all avenues to infect activists with malware. In a relatively short amount of time, we’ve seen Tibetan nationals in China and in exile around the world targeted with spear phishing campaigns, watering hole attacks, hacks against Android mobile devices and now the latest vector: social media sites.

Tibetan activists in China as well as those living in exile around the world are being targeted by dangerous malware that not only steals data from infected computers, but also has graduated to reporting location data from mobile devices for surveillance purposes.

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