3/30/2009

Canadian researchers have uncovered an online malware network dubbed GhostNet emanating from China that has infiltrated computers in 103 countries. The malware used by the hackers -- which researchers were careful not to explicitly link to the Chinese government -- allowed the online spies to enable camera and audio recording functions in infected computers as well as read e-mail and download files. The network came to light as the result of an investigation of computers in the office of Tibetan exiles in Canada.

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