Internet wars: Hiring hackers to stop hackers?

Lodhi

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Hackers are getting pretty crafty these days when it comes infiltrating websites and databases. Now, many American companies have taken notice and are choosing to fight fire with fire. Hackers have now been hired to work for those same companies to engage in hacker wars, but some of the practices are being deemed illegal. Tim Karr, senior director of strategy for FreePress, joins us with more on the future of hacking.