To Catch A Hacker, Companies Start To Think Like One

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 9:17 PM EST) -- With cyberattacks on the rise, some companies are trying to outsmart hackers by placing traps in their systems called honeypots and by infiltrating their attackers’ servers, but attorneys warn the aggressive practices could expose them to liability under federal privacy and hacking laws.

In an environment where no company is immune to the risk of intrusions, companies are scrambling to find stealthy ways to expel their attackers and learn lessons to help them improve their defenses, attorneys say.

The New York Times' Jan. 30 announcement that...
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