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Senator raises the specter of 'hack back' once again

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

"We ought to think hard about how and when to license hack-back authority," Whitehouse said at a Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.

Adm. Mike Mullen: Cyber Command should be empowered to go on offensive

by Greg Otto • 3 months ago

"I think that line has to be drawn, and we have to respond, and they need to pay a fairly significant price for what they're doing.”

Private sector warms to U.S. Cyber Command carrying out 'hack backs'

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

The U.S. government should decide how to retaliate against the worst attacks on the country’s private sector.

NDAA pushes U.S. Cyber Command to be more aggressive

by Ryan Duffy • 4 months ago

The Senate's version of the annual defense policy bill sets a road map for how U.S. Cyber Command will ramp up operations.

Google and Microsoft ask Georgia governor to veto 'hack back' bill

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

The legislation would criminalize "unauthorized computer access" and potentially allow companies to conduct offensive hacking operations.

Rep. Graves: 'Active defense' bill will launch a new industry

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 10 months ago

Companies will soon offer public support for the legislation because "they're under tremendous attacks all the time," said the congressman.