Today saw the publication of a fascinating research paper by the Information Warfare Monitor project.
The paper, entitled “Tracking GhostNet: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network”, investigates claims of alleged Chinese spying against Tibetan organisations including the Tibetan government-in-exile and the private office of the Dalai Lama.
However the investigation also uncovered evidence of a more widespread cyber espionage network, which the paper’s authors dubbed GhostNet.
According to the paper, GhostNet consisted of at least 1,295 compromised computers in 103 different countries. Many of the affected computers are said to belong to foreign ministries and embassies, as well as the offices of the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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