Cyber Attacks Against Uyghur Mac OS X Users Intensify

In partnership with researchers at AlienVault Labs, we’ve analysed a series of targeted attacks against Uyghur Mac OS X users which took place during the past months. You can read their analysis here. For our research, please read below.

We previously wrote about targeted attacks against Tibetan activists which used Mac OS X malware. In addition to these, last June we reported about attacks using Mac OS X malware against Uyghur supporters. These later attacks took advantage of social engineering to infect unsuspecting users with “Backdoor.OSX.MaControl.b”.

During the past months, we’ve monitored a series of targeted attacks against Uyghur supporters, most notably against the World Uyghur Congress (WUC).

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Story added 13. February 2013, content source with full text you can find at link above.