Targeting of Tibetan organizations
Date of report
  • February 2021
Chinese APT Lucky Cat has been using a malicious Mozilla Firefox browser extension dubbed FriarFox to infiltrate and control targets’ Gmail accounts. Primary objectives of the actor appear to be espionage and surveillance of dissidents, including the Tibetan diaspora.
Suspected victims
  • Tibetan organizations and the Tibetan diaspora
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society