The GhostNet Report

The news is full of the revelation from the universities of Toronto and Ottawa that a significant internet spy network has infiltrated more than 1,200 computers in over 100 countries, an operation seemingly run from China. (See the New York Times story and the BBC story.) The report, “Tracking GhostNet: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network,” a product of cooperation between the SecDev Group at Ottawa and the Munk Centre for International Studies at Toronto, is available online via Scribd.


  1. I just don’t understand why people choose to create chaos for no other reason than to ruin peoples lives to some extent. What pleasure does it do them to know that regular joes schmoes download these viruses, ruin their computers, and stress, to what point????

  2. maybe its fun?