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Hacking Team, Computer Vulnerabilities, and the NSA

When the National Security Administration (NSA) — or any government agency — discovers a vulnerability in a popular computer system, should it disclose it or not? The debate exists because vulnerabilities have both offensive and defensive uses. Offensively, vulnerabilities can be exploited to penetrate others’ computers and networks, either for espionage or destructive purposes. Defensively, publicly revealing security flaws can…
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2015/09/hacking_team_co.html


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