FBI Probes If Banks Hacked Back as Firms Mull Offensives – Bloomberg


FBI Probes If Banks Hacked Back as Firms Mull Offensives – Bloomberg.

RSA experts in Israel send malware into online forums where stolen data is swapped, or the experts hack directly into these computers, the person said. This allows them to recover stolen bank passwords and other data on behalf of financial institutions through methods the banks can’t use themselves, the person said, adding that no U.S.-based employees of RSA are allowed to engage in the activities or handle the data.

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