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Chinese hackers used Facebook to target Uighurs abroad

Taipei Times 25 Mar 2021
Facebook Inc on Wednesday said that it had blocked a group of hackers in China who used the platform to target Uighurs living abroad with links to malware that would infect their devices and enable surveillance. The social media company said that the hackers, known as Earth Empusa ...
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Facebook Finds Chinese Hacking Operation Targeting Uyghurs

Beijing News 25 Mar 2021
Hackers in China used fake Facebook accounts and impostor websites to try to break into the computers and smartphones of Uyghur Muslims, the social network said Wednesday ... In some cases, the hackers created lookalike websites almost identical to legitimate news sites popular with Uyghurs.
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Facebook finds Chinese hacking operation targeting Uighurs

Asahi News 25 Mar 2021
Hackers in China used fake Facebook accounts and impostor websites to try to break into the computers and smartphones of Uighur Muslims, the social network said Wednesday ... In some cases, the hackers created lookalike websites almost identical to legitimate news sites popular with Uighurs.
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Facebook says Chinese hackers used fake accounts to try breaking into computers, phones of Uyghur Muslims

TVNZ 25 Mar 2021
Hackers in China used fake Facebook accounts and impostor websites to try to break into the computers and smartphones of Uyghur Muslims, the social network said today ... In some cases, the hackers created lookalike websites almost identical to legitimate news sites popular with Uyghurs.
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Facebook reveals Chinese hackers targeting Uyghur activists, journalists and dissidents

Hong Kong Standard 25 Mar 2021
Hackers in China used fake Facebook accounts and impostor websites to try to break into the computers and smartphones of Uyghur Muslims, the social network said Wednesday, AP reports ... In some cases, the hackers created lookalike websites almost identical to legitimate news sites popular with Uyghurs.
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Facebook cracks down on ‘Chinese hackers’ targeting Uighurs in exile

The Independent 25 Mar 2021
Facebook says it has identified and blocked a network of Chinese hackers on its platform which was targeting members of the Uighur community living abroad ... It has also taken down almost 100 accounts that it said were found to be created by the hacker groups known as Earth Empusa or Evil Eye.
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Hackers from China targeted exiled Uighurs through Facebook

Metro UK 25 Mar 2021
Facebook said it had uncovered and blocked several Chinese hackers that had used the social media platform to target Uighur muslims that had fled the country. The links, which the hackers attempted to convince the exiled Uighurs to click on, would have infected their devices and enabled government surveillance.
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Facebook blocks China hackers targeting Uighurs

Straits Times 25 Mar 2021
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON • Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that it has blocked a group of hackers in China who used the platform to target Uighurs living abroad with links to malware that would infect their devices and enable surveillance. The social media company said the hackers, ...
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Chinese hackers used Facebook to spy on Uighurs abroad, firm says

Al Jazeera 25 Mar 2021
Facebook Inc says it has blocked a group of hackers in China who used the platform to fool Uighurs living abroad into clicking on links to malware that would infect their devices and enable surveillance. The social media company said on Wednesday that the hackers, known as Earth ...
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AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT

Bowling Green Daily News 25 Mar 2021
Hackers in China used fake Facebook accounts and impostor websites to try to break into the computers and smartphones of Uyghur Muslims, the social network said Wednesday ... In some cases, the hackers created lookalike websites almost identical to legitimate news sites popular with Uyghurs.
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Chinese hackers used Facebook to target Uighurs abroad, company says

The Jerusalem Post 24 Mar 2021
Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it had blocked a group of hackers in China who used the platform to target Uighurs living abroad with links to malware that would infect their devices and enable surveillance. The social media company said the hackers, known as Earth Empusa or Evil ...
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Facebook caught Chinese hackers using fake personas to target Uyghurs abroad

Crunch 24 Mar 2021
Facebook on Wednesday announced new actions to disrupt a network of China-based hackers leveraging the platform to compromise targets in the Uyghur community ... Through fake accounts on Facebook, the hackers posed as activists, journalists and other sympathetic figures in order to send their targets to compromised websites beyond Facebook.
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Facebook says Chinese hackers used platform to target Uighurs abroad

Straits Times 24 Mar 2021
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday (March 24) it had blocked a group of hackers in China who used the platform to target Uighurs living abroad with links to malware that would infect their devices and enable surveillance ... It said hackers both set up ...
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Macron says Turkey has plans to try to sway French elections

Finger Lakes Times 24 Mar 2021
PARISPresident Emmanuel Macron expressed concern that Turkey will attempt to influence upcoming French elections ... Macron didn’t explain how Turkey might attempt to interfere with French elections — or whether he was referring to regional elections in June, the presidential ballot in 2022, or both ... “We must work with Turkey.”.
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AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

Daily Freeman 24 Mar 2021
Hackers in China used fake Facebook accounts and impostor websites to try to break into the computers and smartphones of Uyghur Muslims, the social network said Wednesday ... In some cases, the hackers created lookalike websites almost identical to legitimate news sites popular with Uyghurs.
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