Hacker_-_Hacking_-_SymbolAfter a growing number of cyberattacks on huge corporations such as Target, Sony, and JP Morgan, people are getting frustrated. Hackers are continuing to find ways around strengthened defenses, and many companies want to resort to “hacking back” – a strategy that is usually illegal.

Companies are tired of waiting for a breach to occur and then feeling legally powerless when it does. In her article Cyber Insecurity: Hacking Back, Financial Times correspondent Hannah Kuchler goes into extensive detail on so-called “active defense techniques.” Such methods simply allow companies to more aggressively combat cyber-crime perpetrators.

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