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Possible Chinese hackers pose as UN, human rights group to eavesdrop on beleaguered Uyghur population

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Researchers observed targeting of the Turkic ethnic group in China, Pakistan and China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. In one attack method, the hackers use malicious documents bearing the name of the United Nations Human Rights Council. They also erected a website for a non-existent Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, luring would-be grant applicants to download a fake security scanner.

In both cases, the idea is to install backdoors on victim devices in order to collect information, Check Point and Kaspersky said.

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