Sources: China Hacking iPhone And Eavesdropping On Minorities

[IPVM Note: Link shared changed from 3rd party opinion post to original news reports]

Google Project Zero: A very deep dive into iOS Exploit chains found in the wild

Sources say China used iPhone hacks to target Uyghur Muslims – TechCrunch:

The websites were part of a campaign to target the religious group by infecting an iPhone with malicious code simply by visiting a booby-trapped web page. In gaining unfettered access to the iPhone’s software, an attacker could read a victim’s messages, passwords, and track their location in near-real time.

September 6, 2019: Apple Issues Statement confirming Uighurs were targeted.

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