“As part of the campaign, different groups of Chinese hackers have compromised telecoms operators in countries including Turkey, Kazakhstan, India, Thailand and Malaysia... frequently used as transit routes by Uighurs to travel between Xinjiang and Turkey” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cyber-uighurs-idUSKCN1VQ1A5 …
“FireEye said that one of the Chinese hacking groups it monitors had deployed a piece of malware against telecoms operators in Southeast Asia to mine SMS data for messages containing keywords associated with terror attacks, military ranks and names of Chinese politicians.”
“Chinese hackers also widely targeted call detail record (CDR) data held by their victims... CDR data shows who is sending and receiving calls, as well as the user's location”
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