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Cyberattacks: The complexities of attacking back

The House’s controversial information-sharing bill, known by its acronym CISPA, doesn’t include specific mention of “active defense” or any related tools. Still, there’s a sense the measure as introduced this year “gives the power to companies to launch countermeasures and to perform hacks against threats,” said Mark Jaycox, a policy analyst at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which has long opposed the bill.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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