China forces spyware onto Muslim’s Android phones, complete with security holes

Eight million Uyghurs, a Muslim ethnic group, have been ordered by the Chinese authorities to install a spyware app onto their Android smartphones. And it’s insecure…

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Mac malware found in malformed Word documents – is China to blame?

Minority groups in China appear to have been targeted by a Mac malware attack, delivered via boobytrapped Word documents.

Who could possibly be interested in targeting their computers?

Internet Explorer zero-day exploit found on more websites. Fingers point towards Elderwood Project

SophosLabs, has uncovered two new sites which have been hit by the recently discovered Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability – a community seeking independence from China, and an Iranian oil firm’s website.