Separating fact from fiction in the Hong Kong protests: Part 2

As the Hong Kong protests move into their sixth day, we examine the truth behind some of the claims being made online, and look at some of the pictures and videos spreading on social media...

Claim 1: Chinese hackers are targeting Hong Kong protesters' iPhones

Protesters hold their mobile phones aloft in Hong Kong (Picture: AFP)

Quite possibly

A computer virus known as Xsser is targeting Apple's iOS operating system on the iPhones and iPads of protesters in Hong Kong, according to Reuters. The high quality of the malware has led researchers to believe it could be coming from a sophisticated attacker in China.

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