Chinese Hackers Targeted Tibetan Organizations Using a Malicious Firefox Add-on

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Chinese Hackers Targeted Tibetan Organizations Using a Malicious Firefox Add-on

The Chinese hacking group practiced the malicious add-on to accumulate Firefox and Gmail data from their victims.

Chinese state-sponsored hackers targeted Tibetan organizations worldwide using a malicious Firefox add-on that was configured to seize Gmail and Firefox browser data and later download malware on infected systems.

The attacks that were discovered by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint recently, have been linked to a group the organization tracks under the codename of TA413. Proofpoint announced that the attackers targeted Tibetan organizations with spear-phishing emails that enticed members on websites where they had been urged to install a Flash update to see the site’s content.

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