Targeting of Uyghur populations
Date of report
  • November 2022
Chinese-affiliated threat actor APT 15 led a mobile surveillance campaign against Uyghurs in China and abroad using BadBazaar malware masquerading as Android apps. 
Suspected victims
  • Members of the Uyghur ethnic group
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response