1-Click iPhone and Android Exploits Target Tibetan Users via WhatsApp


Besides this, researchers also observed a malicious OAuth application that the same group of attackers used to gain access to its 'victims' Gmail accounts by redirecting them to a decoy page designed to convince them that the app served a legitimate purpose.

Among the victims that were targeted by the Poison Carp hackers between November 2018 and May 2019 include the Private Office of Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama, the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan Parliament, Tibetan human rights groups, and individuals holding senior positions in their respective organizations.

Though this is not the first case attempting to target Tibetan government, the researchers say the new Poison Carp campaign is "the first documented case of one-click mobile exploits used to target Tibetan groups."


Source: https://thehackernews.com/2019/09/iphone-android-hacking-tibet.html


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