Apple confirmed on Friday that China’s Uygurs had been the target of attacks due to iPhone security flaws. Photo: AFP

Apple says China’s Uygurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google’s description of ‘en masse’ hack

  • Apple said the attack ‘was narrowly focused’ and affected ‘fewer than a dozen websites that focus on content related to the Uygur community’
  • Apple also said it fixed the issue in February, within 10 days of being notified by Google
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Apple confirmed on Friday that China’s Uygurs had been the target of attacks due to iPhone security flaws. Photo: AFP
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Chinese hackers compromised telecoms operators in countries including Kazakhstan, Turkey, India, Thailand and Malaysia, the sources said. Photo: Reuters

Chinese hackers broke into Asian telecoms networks to spy on Uygur travellers: sources

  • The hacks are part of a wider cyber-espionage campaign targeting ‘high-value individuals’ such as diplomats and foreign military personnel, the sources said
  • Telecoms operators in countries including India, Thailand and Malaysia were compromised, they added
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Chinese hackers compromised telecoms operators in countries including Kazakhstan, Turkey, India, Thailand and Malaysia, the sources said. Photo: Reuters
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