China hacked Asian telcos to spy on Uighur travelers: sources
Source: Yahoo! News
By: Jack Stubbs
Published: September 5, 2019
* Hackers working for the Chinese government have broken into telecoms networks to track Uighur travelers in Central and Southeast Asia, two intelligence officials and two security consultants who investigated the attacks told Reuters.
* China is facing growing international criticism over its treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang. Members of the group have been subject to mass detentions in what China calls “vocational training” centers and widespread state surveillance.