Daedalus: Visualizing Cyber Attacks in Real-Time

By Norman Chan

Ghost in a Shell does come to mind.

DigInfo reports on the NICT (Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) project Daedalus:

Daedalus renders attacks on networks visible in real time. The sphere in the center represents the Internet, and the circles moving around it represent networks under observation. The state of an attack is shown using 3D graphics, and can be viewed from any perspective.