Feds Hiring Hackers

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    This isn't a new concept in any way, AOL and many others went on a hiring spree about 15 years ago for the same reason, seeking hackers and virus coders willing to help them improve security. The old adage "if you can't beat em, join em" can work on some level. Hackers have a unique talent for finding loopholes and back doors which the designers are not always able to spot.
     
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    To go with their Slackers...
     
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    Obama gonna keep dem Chinese outta our networks...
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    US plan aimed at keeping China out of US networks
    Feb 12,`13 WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House cybersecurity executive order, to be unveiled Wednesday by President Barack Obama's top security officials, will be the most comprehensive plan yet for confronting electronic attacks on America's computer networks, or at least a good-faith effort amid an alarming tide in industrial espionage in the past year that experts blame mostly on China.
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    US Report Highlights Economic Threat of Hacking
    February 11, 2013 - U.S. officials say hackers pose a threat to the nation's economy and accuse China of carrying out the most cyber-attacks.
     

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