Targeting of Ugandan political opposition members, journalists, and activists
Date of report
  • October 2015
  • The government of Uganda
The government of Uganda, under the Yoweri Museveni administration, used FinFisher, an advanced spyware developed by Gamma Group, to quell political unrest that resulted from allegations of corruption and police brutality after the 2011 general election.
Suspected victims
  • Uganda
Suspected state sponsor
  • Uganda
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Suspected state sponsor response