Chinese spy network infiltrated embassies worldwide

Computer hackers based in China built up a network of compromised computers in the offices of the Dalai Lama and many other national government offices and organisations around the world, Canadian computer security researchers have revealed.
The network, nicknamed GhostNet, included over 1295 computers belonging to the Tibetan Government in Exile, embassies belonging to countries including India, South Korea and Germany, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and the Asian Development Bank.
The investigation was carried out by Information Warfare Monitor (IWM) – an organisation formed by Canadian think tank, the Secdev Group – and a laboratory at the Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto.

Full article by Michael Marshall on NewScientist



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