23 July 2021

Proposed ‘Hack-Back’ Bill Tells DHS To Study Allowing Companies To Retaliate

breakingdefense.com

A new bill could be the first step in companies being able to “hack back” at bad actors – but doing so could come with major risks, experts say. (File)WASHINGTON: Two members of the Senate Finance Committee have introduced a bipartisan bill that instructs the Department of Homeland Security to study the “potential consequences and benefits” of allowing private companies to hack back following cyberattacks.Sens. Steve Daines, R- Mont., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., have introduced the [...]