Hiring hackers, the fine line between cult and criminal

    Date19 Sep 2000
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    4035
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Obviously there are a lot of technically talented individuals running around in the hacking scene nowadays. There always have, it's the root of its existence. This has given birth to another interesting issue. Besides hacking being marketable and trendy, the underground . . .
    Obviously there are a lot of technically talented individuals running around in the hacking scene nowadays. There always have, it's the root of its existence. This has given birth to another interesting issue. Besides hacking being marketable and trendy, the underground today has the full attention of the corporate world where the skills are recognized (in some) and could be put to good use as well. In short, hiring hackers, if not good for profits at least is the trendy thing to do. And looking at the security problems some companies are having that definately is a good thing. However, it also raises the question of trust.

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