Cyber warfare and déjà vu

By Paul Parkinson

Yesterday, I had strong sense of déjà vu as I read the news story ‘Major cyber spy network uncovered
(BBC News), which reports on a 10-month investigation by the
Information Warfare Monitor (IWM) into a cyber espionage network, which
they called GhostNet. This has a number of similarities with the plot within the novel The Edge of Madness which I discussed in a previous blog.

The IWM report ‘‘Tracking Ghostnet: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network
is comprehensive to say the least, and I expect that people will find
it either fascinating or terrifying, depending on their disposition.
The IWM report is available to view online at the IWM website, but I found it more convenient to download the PDF version from the F-Secure mirror site to read offline.

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