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China-based hackers used Facebook to target Uighurs abroad with malware

Company says hackers used malware to infect devices and enable surveillance after setting up fake profiles to build trust

Facebook has blocked a group of hackers in China who used the platform to target Uighurs living abroad with links to malware that would infect their devices and enable surveillance.

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